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Journalism (MJ)

Program Overview

Ryerson University has developed a reputation as one of Canada’s leading institutions for professional journalism education over the last 60 years. Ryerson’s School of Journalism is known for its highly experienced and award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and close connections with all of Canada’s major journalistic institutions. Students in the two-year Master of Journalism program receive rigorous and intensive preparation for professional work in newspapers, broadcasting, magazines or digital journalism. They learn how to report stories to professional standards, while gaining a sophisticated understanding of journalism’s historic mission and its present-day possibilities, learning advanced research skills, embracing innovation, and focusing on the challenges of covering Canada’s largest, most diverse and most dynamic city. Ryerson’s location makes it the ideal place to lay the foundations for a career as a journalistic leader.

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How to apply

Once you’ve chosen your desired program(s), preparing your application requires careful research and planning. 

Financing you studies

We understand that pursuing graduate studies is a significant financial investment. Learn about funding packages – internal and external – available to grad students.

Finding a supervisor

With 900+ affiliated and associate graduate teaching faculty, you're bound to find the right supervisor at Ryerson.