Learn and practice the interviewing and research techniques reporters use in turning ideas into complete, thorough and truthful stories.
School of Communication & The Arts
A Program for Tomorrow’s Leading Journalists
Through my internships, I found out that I love the fast pace of the news industry. I wrote articles on influencers and helped with interviews in Times Square, and it was such a great experience because they let me be really hands-on.
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Throughout my time at Marist, I’ve been able to take classes directly related to my future career and have internships that have really helped me grow as a public relations professional. Also, applying to Marist as a transfer student was seamless.
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Being involved in Center Field, and the mentorship I received from the upperclassmen there, just took my writing to the next level.
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I feel greater appreciation for Marist even more now than I did my freshman year. The Hudson River is beautiful, and campus life is active and lively. The students are eager to learn, the classes are eye-opening and impactful, and we’re able to have really important conversations about weighty topics.
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Marist has helped me build a strong support system of professors and friends. It's also brought out the go-getter side of me and its curriculum has allowed me to take so many elective courses where I discovered new subjects and issues I didn't even know I had an interest in.
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I’ve grown extremely interested in sustainability, so I’ve been able to take classes in areas like environmental science and global studies. I’ve been very involved in the Fashion Program’s ethical fashion initiative, as well as Habitat for Humanity and SEED (Students Encouraging Environmental Dedication).
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Develop The Skills Needed To Succeed
Develop the ability to analyze information from sources, evaluate it for importance and relevance, and synthesize it into a coherent account of a story.
Learn and refine the techniques that journalists use to communicate complex stories to the public in clear and compelling ways.
Examine current ethical concerns in journalism, as well as professional ethical codes, and develop strategies for practical and principled newsroom decision making.
Analyze a wide variety of news sources for their points of view, relevance, and contributions to the public conversation and put them into social and historical context.
Develop skill and confidence in public presentation settings, from interview situations to newsroom meetings and public forums with audiences, readers and subscribers.
The Value of a Marist Education
At Marist, we pride ourselves on our dedication to providing our students with a well-rounded liberal arts education that prepares them for practical experience and profound success in their field. But don't just take our word for it - the numbers speak for themselves.