Our 13-month program mixes online and in-person courses across 40 credits. With 4 out of 10 courses offered online, you will have more flexibility in your busy schedule to complete your coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
Courses start online in May, followed by two semesters on campus. The program culminates with a final 12-week summer capstone course online, and an internship that you can do in Boston or a different location.
|JR 602||Critical Perspectives||Online||4|
|JR 607||Reporting and Writing||Online||4|
|JR 609||Visual Storytelling and Reporting||In-Person||4|
|JR 628||Law and Public Policy for Journalists||In-Person||4|
|JR 637||Editing and Web Producing||In-Person||4|
|JR 612||Advanced Multimedia Reporting||In-Person||4|
|JR 623||Data Visualization||In-Person||4|
|JR 632||Long-Form Multimedia Storytelling||In-Person||4|
Cross-Media Portfolio Capstone
Your final semester includes an online capstone project. The capstone project is a culmination of everything you have learned while in the program, allowing you to complete your professional portfolio of work consisting of reporting, writing, editing, and producing when finished.
Alumni capstone projects are available to read on Survive and Thrive Boston.
In your final semester, you will take an internship at a professional news organization anywhere in the country. Emerson students are known for their high-quality work and are sought after by news organizations, from the Boston Globe to network news affiliates. Alumni, faculty, and our Career Development Center will help you find an internship to suit your professional goals.
Previous students have interned at:
- The Morning Blitz
- Seacrest Studios
- The Somerville Times