University of Nebraska - Lincoln
College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Professional Journalism, M.A.
M.A., Journalism & Mass Communications: Specialization in Professional Journalism
This program focuses on print and digital journalism with emphasis given to improving skills for the workplace. A professional project is required.
You'll be better equipped to achieve your professional goals by immediately applying what you learn and gain a competitive advantage in the workforce.
Who Should Consider This Degree
Media professionals who want to enhance or add areas of expertise
Media professionals who want to advance in their field
Business professionals who design public relations and communication materials for companies
Middle and high school teachers who produce or work with student staffs to produce school publications
Media professionals who wish to fulfill personal and professional goals
Full-time professionals who want flexible course schedules and delivery options
Independent, self-motivated individuals with a strong commitment to degree completion
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913.
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Communications
International Student Requirements:
If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999