Combine your passions for arts and culture with communications skills to become an arts journalist, highly sought after in the arts and media world. In the Goldring Arts Journalism Program, the first master's degree program in arts journalism at an accredited journalism school, you will take coursework in communications and culture.
You will gain advanced skills in digital technology, reporting, critical writing, and multimedia storytelling—all essential in being able to communicate about today's culture, whether online, on air, or in magazines and newspapers.
The program is a collaboration of the Newhouse School, School of Architecture, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Visual and Performing Arts, allowing you to design your curriculum to suit your interests. Areas of emphasis include:
• Television and film
• Visual arts
• Popular culture
• Fashion and design
Unique features of our program:
• A trip to New York City for a cultural immersion course
• A trip to Toronto to cover the international film festival
• A trip to Charleston, S.C., to contribute print and online coverage of Spoleto Festival USA for the regional newspaper
• Internships at newspapers, magazines, or cultural institutions
• The annual Goldring alumni party in Manhattan brings together many graduates from around the country and abroad, members of this vibrant arts journalism community
• Last year's class is 100 percent employed. Goldring graduates hold staff jobs at The New York Times, NBC News, Minnesota Public Radio, NPR, National Geographic, New York Daily News, the Aspen Music Festival, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Art Institute of Chicago, and Carnegie Hall.
Newhouse is accredited by ACEJMC.
International Student Requirements:
International students must submit a TOEFL score of 100 or higher or an IELTS score of 7.0 or higher.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City