Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Multimedia Journalism
The industry is changing. Your skills should change, too.
The Philip Merrill College of Journalism has what you need.
The Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Multimedia Journalism teaches the skills most in demand today for communication professionals in news organizations, nonprofits, and business. Multimedia Journalism blends practical training in video, audio, photography, blogging, and interactive Web publishing with the critical application of editorial, ethical and legal principles in digital media contexts.
Multimedia Journalism is designed for professional journalists and communicators to learn the skills and concepts needed for digital storytelling across media platforms, particularly the Internet and mobile devices. The program offers updated skills to professionals in a field – news and communication – where technology and software are changing so rapidly that it is hard for anyone to stay current. Topics include Multimedia Journalism, Online Journalism, Mobile Journalism, and New Media Entrepreneurship.
The two-semester, 12-credit graduate certificate targets working professionals and is timed to meet their work schedules. Completion of all four courses provides media professionals with a thorough understanding of digital communication and entrepreneurship, including the fundamentals of Web publishing, social networking and online community building.