The Master of Journalism Program in Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication

Whether you’ve recently graduated and want to now specialize in journalism, are already working in the field and seek further enrichment or are shifting into journalism from another discipline, our program will help you hone your reporting and presentation skills and leverage new opportunities. As a Temple student, you may also get innovative with your graduate degree by creating a specialized concentration through partnerships with university departments in Computer Science, Geography and Urban Studies, Management Information Systems, Political Science, Public Health, Urban Education, and the arts (including Art, Dance, Film, Music and Theater).

Typical Careers

Master of Journalism graduates are employed in a wide variety of media outlets, from online and print publications to radio and TV stations, as well as related organizations. Whether you want to be in the spotlight or behind the scenes, opportunities for today’s journalists include

  • anchor,
  • blogger,
  • broadcast journalist,
  • content creator,
  • copywriter,
  • data specialist,
  • editor,
  • educator,
  • magazine writer,
  • marketing writer,
  • media entrepreneur
  • news reporter,
  • on-air personality,
  • online reporter,
  • photojournalist,
  • producer,
  • reporter,
  • researcher,
  • sideline reporter,
  • social media specialist, and
  • videographer.

Visit Klein College’s Career Center to explore specialized services and programming available exclusively to you as a Temple student.

Target Employers

Situated in the media-rich job market of Philadelphia, Temple Klein College graduates have direct access to some of the largest and most well-respected media companies in the tri-state area, including ABC/WPVI, Billy Penn, CBS/KYW, Comcast, NBC/WCAU, Newsworks, NFL Films, PHL17, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia magazine, WHYY and many others. To make an appointment to discuss your job and career opportunities, visit SMConnect, our exclusive internship and job portal. 

Doctoral Program

Join a select group of students who pursue professional and scholarly opportunities in Klein College’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Media and Communication program, which offers a strong foundation in research and methodology with an individualized course of study that matches your interests and career goals.