Are you a budding writer contemplating a career in journalism? You’re probably aware that the industry has changed markedly from just a few years ago. We’ve all watched as new media in the form of electronic reporting has taken the industry by storm. Online sights have risen in importance as the number of newspapers and magazines have declined. In response, colleges around the nation have worked hard to keep their curriculum relevant for students. Top rated graduate programs assuring just that include Columbia University, University of Southern California, Berkeley, Northwestern, Missouri, and more. Programs vary by size, duration and content so make sure to take a close look at the offerings to determine what’s the best match for you. For starters, see below information from two graduate journalism schools:

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
M.S Program- 10 Months, $76,000, 258 Students
Specialties- Broadcast, Magazine, Digital Media, Newspaper, Stabile Investigative Journalism

University of Southern California, Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism
M.A. Program- 2 Years, $49,966, 50 Students
Specialities- Long-form Video, News Video, Audio, Text, Digital

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