Indiana University Bloomington

Primary Navigation

Degrees & Courses

Sample horizontal photo

Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)

Joint Degree Programs

Journalism

Students may apply to the School of Journalism on the Bloomington campus at the same time they apply to the School of Law on the Bloomington campus. Students already enrolled in the School of Law may apply to the School of Journalism until the completion of their second year of law study.

The research and teaching master’s option (JD/MA) requires a total of 30 credit hours in journalism, including Introduction to Mass Media Research, Media and Society Seminar, MA thesis, and 21 additional credit hours in journalism. The professional track master’s option (JD/MA) requires a total of 30 credit hours in journalism, including Public Affairs Reporting, Media and Society Seminar, two professional journalism skills courses, and 18 additional credit hours in journalism.

Programs

Doctor of Jurisprudence/Master of Arts in Journalism (JD/MA)

  • Research and Teaching Track
  • Professional Track
Requirements
  • 79 credit hours in law
  • 30 hours in journalism, including a thesis