Part of The Creative School
- Completion of a four-year undergraduate (or equivalent) degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum GPA or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of study
- Statement of interest
- Two letters of recommendation
- Portfolio (optional)
- English language proficiency requirement
More information on admission requirements. Due to the competitive nature of our programs, it is not possible to offer admission to everyone who applies that meets the minimum entrance requirements for the program.
Students are encouraged to submit applications prior to the first consideration date to increase their chances of securing financial support for their graduate studies. Applications received after the first consideration date will be accepted and reviewed based on spaces remaining in the program.
See application dates.
Gain essential skills to tell stories for audiences across all platforms with a sophisticated understanding of journalism’s historic missions and present-day possibilities. For their major research project, students will complete a substantial piece of journalism, demonstrating advanced research skills and mastery of the chosen medium.
The School of Journalism places and supervises senior students in professional internships at:
- The Globe and Mail
- Toronto Star
- CBC (digital, television and radio)
- And more
For information specific to programs, please see the program contact information below.
Dr. Marsha Barber
Graduate Program Director
Research areas: scholarship of teaching and learning, electoral coverage, media bias, gender issues, fake news
Telephone: 416-979-5000 ext. 556295
Graduate Program Administrator
“Melding skill building with a new understanding of technological trends and ethical duties, the MJ program has changed the kind of writer I am.”