What You'll Learn
- Learn the fundamentals of journalism, including interviewing, reporting, and crafting a narrative.
- Gain an understanding of trends such as photojournalism, media mashups, freelancing, and journalistic branding.
- Develop technical skills for the development and dissemination of content for digital production, including photography, video production, audio recording, and visualizations.
- Uncover new ways of telling stories via social media, podcasting, and other digital platforms.
Our Community at a Glance
Students discover new methods of research, writing, editing, and digital technologies with peers and faculty from around the world.
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The professional graduate certificate in digital storytelling requires four 4-credit courses, or 16 credits.
You may choose from the following course groups, using the certificate course search.
- Journalism (choose two courses from select group)
- Digital Communication (choose two courses from select group)
Courses taken before the 2018-2019 academic year do not apply toward this certificate.
Search for Courses
You can browse courses by term — fall, spring, or summer — in the DCE Course Search & Registration platform.
Earning Your Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Complete the four certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
Learn more about pursuing a certificate and the process of requesting your certificate.
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2022–23 rate)||$3,100 per 4-credit course ($775 per credit)|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$12,400|