As a working professional in a journalism-related field, you know the industry is constantly evolving. Mizzou Journalism professors are prepared to help you stay up-to-speed and gain the skills you need to advance your career in this competitive landscape.
The long-recognized “Missouri Method” of learning by doing is brought to life for online master’s students. Acquire the necessary skills and credentials to excel in leadership — in print or broadcast journalism, advertising, corporate communications, public relations and more. Students can tailor the course work to their career goals and choose from one of four unique master’s degrees:
Designed for busy professionals, the online master’s course work is 100% online. The program requires one on-campus seminar held in the fall, that allows students to network and make meaningful connections. No matter where you live, you can get the best of both worlds — online flexibility and in-person interactivity. Not to mention, our journalism graduate students pay in-state tuition regardless of location, making this accredited program very affordable.
Students can trust that the degree they’re earning holds merit and is recognized by employers everywhere. As an online student, you become a part of one of the first journalism schools (and online journalism graduate programs) in the world. You join a network of industry executives, innovators, esteemed educators and award winners. And you’ll learn from the same experienced and passionate on-campus professors who are available every step of the way.
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As little as two years to advance your career.
Course work is 100% online with one on-campus seminar held in the fall.
Pay a competitive in-state tuition rate, regardless of your location.
Now is the time to build on the momentum of industry growth.1
Prepare to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities.1
For JoDee Kenney, Mizzou was THE choice. A veteran of the television industry, she wanted to stay relevant and remain flexible in her career. The Missouri School of Journalism offered her an online program focused on the modern era of interactive media.
I have been a journalist for over 25 years, but the business is constantly changing. After graduation, I have the skills to walk into any newsroom and be an expert.
Cassandra (Casey) Adams Jones is passionate about the health communications field as it allows her to bridge the gap between researchers and patients. The online master's, though rigorous, allowed her to continue running her own public relations agency while completing her degree.
I chose an online master’s program here at Mizzou because I wanted a program that was flexible and nationally recognized.
You’re one click away from learning online with one of the world’s most prestigious journalism schools. Learn more about the online master’s programs and how to apply today!