Part-time students complete certificate in as little as 2 semesters
The online Journalism Education graduate certificate is for high school teachers who currently work as advisers in scholastic media programs in their high school schools, as well as media professionals seeking to take graduate coursework to facilitate future opportunities toward teaching in the post-secondary space. The certificate is offered entirely online and is fashioned using information and guidelines from the School of Media and Journalism’s Center for Scholastic Journalism, a national clearinghouse for information for and about student journalists and their advisers, a research center on issues affecting scholastic media and an advocate for student press freedom, supported by an endowment from the John F. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Coursework in the certificate program combines the pedagogy and media content students need, and they can take to their classrooms from day one. From coaching a novice journalism student about news norms and routines to sharing strategies for protecting students’ First Amendment rights, students will learn what they need to know to be effective journalism educators and advisers at the high school and post-secondary levels. Students can complete this certificate in as little as two semesters.
For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.
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1The $549.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time Ohio resident graduate students taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester.
2The flat-rate semester fee of $6,036 applies to full-time Ohio resident graduate students taking between 11-18 credit hours per semester.
3The $549.90 per-credit-hour tuition rate applies to part-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking fewer than 11 credit hours per semester, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour.
4The flat-rate semester fee of $6,036 applies to full-time non-Ohio resident graduate students enrolled in a fully online degree program and taking between 11-18 credit hours, PLUS a surcharge of $10 per credit hour of actual credits taken each semester (between 11-18 semester credits or $110-$180).
An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour. Program tuition and costs are estimated and subject to change.
Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.
The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken. Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person. Program costs are subject to change without notice.
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