Multimedia Journalism Master’s Program

Master's Degree in
Multimedia Journalism

Compelling stories have the power to move hearts, minds, and policies. In our Multimedia Journalism Master’s (MMJ) program, you’ll learn how to tell stories that matter in video and other media so you can make a difference in your communities.

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Master's Degree in
Multimedia Journalism

Compelling stories have the power to move hearts, minds, and policies. In our Multimedia Journalism Master’s (MMJ) program, you’ll learn how to tell stories that matter in video and other media so you can make a difference in your communities.

Enhance Your Career with a Multimedia Journalism Graduate Degree

In today’s rapidly changing media landscape, digital journalists and reporters must find the story and tell it in ways that engage and resonate. In our flexible Portland-based master’s program, you’ll get hands-on access to state-of-the-art gear while learning storytelling and technical skills, from drone videography and podcasting to animation, explanatory video, and immersive media/virtual reality. You’ll also work with award-winning professionals and build a robust network to help you stand out in an ever-evolving field.

Applications for the 2024 cohort are open now! Apply by March 15th.

Questions? Reach out to us at sojcmasters@uoregon.edu.

Enhance Your Career with a Multimedia Journalism Graduate Degree

In today’s rapidly changing media landscape, digital journalists and reporters must find the story and tell it in ways that engage and resonate. In our flexible Portland-based master’s program, you’ll get hands-on access to state-of-the-art gear while learning storytelling and technical skills, from drone videography and podcasting to animation, explanatory video, and immersive media/virtual reality. You’ll also work with award-winning professionals and build a robust network to help you stand out in an ever-evolving field.

Applications for the 2024 cohort are open now! Apply by March 15th.

Questions? Reach out to us at sojcmasters@uoregon.edu.

Take flight with a Multimedia Journalism Master’s Degree

Take flight 
with a Multimedia Journalism Master’s Degree

Graduates of our program regularly land video journalism and multimedia journalist jobs at well-known companies and nonprofits across Portland and the nation, from Oregon Public Broadcasting to Intel.

90%
of Graduates land multimedia jobs
33%
of Graduates add multimedia to existing job
8-12
Students per cohort

Multimedia Journalism Program News

Multimedia Journalism Master’s alum Rita Sabler ’23 paired her digital art with animation skills she learned at the SOJC to create a beautiful and moving documentary about global funeral practices.
The UO School of Journalism and Communication’s journalism program is evolving at its fastest pace ever to prepare students for a field that’s going through big changes.
In spring 2023, members of the Multimedia Journalism Master’s program produced a documentary related to the racist history in Portland, Oregon, that dates back to the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Multimedia Journalism Program News

Multimedia Journalism Master’s alum Rita Sabler ’23 paired her digital art with animation skills she learned at the SOJC to create a beautiful and moving documentary about global funeral practices.

More News  »

 
Study in the Beautiful Pacific Northwest

We’re excited to offer classes at our new location in the Concordia neighborhood in Northeast Portland starting in fall 2024. But you can choose the course modalities that work best for you, whether that’s hybrid classes or night and weekend courses in person. Students often complete our 48-credit program in 18 months, but you can negotiate a pace that works for you.

In addition to our library, classrooms, meeting spaces, and studios, SOJC Portland is also home to state-of-the-art multimedia equipment—available for student checkout—and the Oregon Reality immersive experience lab.

See a Sample Class Schedule

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Study in the Beautiful Pacific Northwest

We’re excited to offer classes at our new location in the Concordia neighborhood in Northeast Portland starting in fall 2024. But you can choose the course modalities that work best for you, whether that’s hybrid classes or night and weekend courses in person. Students often complete our 48-credit program in 18 months, but you can negotiate a pace that works for you.

In addition to our library, classrooms, meeting spaces, and studios, SOJC Portland is also home to state-of-the-art multimedia equipment—available for student checkout—and the Oregon Reality immersive experience lab.

See a Sample Class Schedule

Your Investment

Tuition for our flexible master’s program is tied to the number of terms you complete and varies based on the pace you choose. For a customized estimate of tuition and other costs of graduate school, use the UO graduate costs calculator.

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and the G.I. Bill. Check with your employer to see if they have a tuition-matching or reimbursement program.

$35K+
Oregon Residents
$47K+
Nonresident and International

Cost of attendance is the estimated cost to attend the UO for the academic year. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships provides estimates for cost of attendance information that goes beyond tuition and fees, and includes: living expenses (housing and food), books/supplies/equipment, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses.

Your Investment

Tuition for our flexible master’s program is tied to the number of terms you complete and varies based on the pace you choose. For a customized estimate of tuition and other costs of graduate school, use the UO graduate costs calculator.

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and the G.I. Bill. Check with your employer to see if they have a tuition-matching or reimbursement program.

$35K+
Oregon Residents
$47K+
Nonresident and International

Cost of attendance is the estimated cost to attend the UO for the academic year. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships provides estimates for cost of attendance information that goes beyond tuition and fees, and includes: living expenses (housing and food), books/supplies/equipment, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses.

Student Work

Our students land critical interviews and use the latest multimedia technology to tell gripping stories as they gain hands-on journalism experience.

Multimedia Journalism Master’s alum Rita Sabler ’23 paired her digital art with animation skills she learned at the SOJC to create a beautiful and moving documentary about global funeral practices.

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Ifanyi Bell sets up a boom mic

Ifanyi Bell  
Adjunct Instructor

Emmy-nominated storyteller Ifanyi Bell teaches master’s students how to make short documentaries in J-656 Producing the Story. Before launching Brushfire Creative Partners, a socially sustainable marketing agency, Bell produced stories for multiple PBS and NPR stations. In 2017, he became the executive producer at Open Signal, a content studio and social impact incubator sharing stories of social and cultural relevance. He also recently started Labs Media, an event and gathering space for creatives.

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Meet Our Faculty

Ifanyi Bell sets up a boom mic

Ifanyi Bell 
Adjunct Instructor

Emmy-nominated storyteller Ifanyi Bell teaches master’s students how to make short documentaries in J-656 Producing the Story. Before launching Brushfire Creative Partners, a socially sustainable marketing agency, Bell produced stories for multiple PBS and NPR stations. In 2017, he became the executive producer at Open Signal, a content studio and social impact incubator sharing stories of social and cultural relevance. He also recently started Labs Media, an event and gathering space for creatives.

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