Multimedia Storytelling, Certificate
Offered in: Chicago
The graduate certificate in Multimedia Storytelling is geared to news media’s need for effective storytellers – creators of intimate portraits of people, places and issues for audiences yearning to hear voices often overlooked.
Our certificate hones students’ skills in narrative, visual, multimedia and data-driven storytelling in classes taught by award-winning faculty. We’ll introduce certificate students to Chicago’s stories through four evening courses that can be completed in two semesters, with two courses offered each fall and spring at the Chicago campus.
No specific undergraduate degree is required for this certificate. Admission to the Multimedia Storytelling Certificate follows guidelines for admission to the Integrated Marketing Communications graduate program.
Students completing the certificate must finish all program requirements with an overall grade point average of B (3.0) or higher. No grade below C (not C-) can be counted toward this certificate, and no more than 6 credit hours of C+ or C grades may be counted toward the total credits for the certificate. A graduate course can only be repeated once to improve the final grade; no more than two courses can be repeated in the certificate program.
The Multimedia Storytelling Certificate program's policies for probationary and English Language Program students follow guidelines for the graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications.
Students seeking the Multimedia Storytelling Certificate complete 12 credit hours (four courses). An overall grade point average of B (3.0) or higher is required for the degree.
Transfer credit. No transfer credit can be used toward this certificate.
Six-year rule. All course work and other requirements for the certificate must be completed within six years of the student’s admission to the program. Exceptions are granted only in unusual circumstances.
|JMS 402||NARRATIVE STORYTELLING||3|
|JMS 403||VISUAL STORYTELLING||3|
|JMS 408||MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING||3|
|JMS 411||DATA-DRIVEN REPORT & STORY||3|