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Prospective Students


New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has become a leader in developing advanced forms of journalism education.

Master of Arts students at the Carter Institute can choose from ten fields of graduate study based on their areas of interest. Learn more about these programs below.


Students can expect an immersion experience in New York City, and can avail themselves of numerous pre-professional and professional publishing opportunities.

At the undergraduate (B.A.) level, students train to report and write for print/online media or broadcast media in the Journalism concentration, or can choose a concentration in Media Criticism.

Summer Programs

Current Projects & Publications

Pavement Pieces

Stories from the Streets of NYC

This nation is a maze of cities, neighborhoods and communities rich with stories. Overseen by Professor Yvonne Latty, NYU Journalism's grad students mine the streets and dirt roads in a journalistic exploration of dynamic issues, events, and people.


The Shortest Distance Between You and Science

Written and produced by grad students in the department's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, Scienceline covers everything science: breaking news and in-depth features about everything from local New York phenomena to worldwide issues, profiles of scientists, environmental investigations, and even movie reviews. With more to come!

Bedford + Bowery

Where downtown Manhattan and north Brooklyn intersect

Bedford + Bowery is a collaboration with New York magazine and covers the East Village, as did its NYTimes.com predecessor, The Local East Village, but also the Lower East Side, Williamsburg, Bushwick and Greenpoint.

Primary Sources

Online archive of conversations

A project of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University, is an online archive of conversations, distilled for the web into short video Chapters. Curated links to online resources about all the subjects.


Ghost of Democracy in the Media Machine

Has the debate over bias in the news media become dumb? Prof. Jay Rosen thinks so. Read about it in his weblog, PressThink.


Long-form narrative reporting

Shoeleather May 2014 is a collection of projects reported and written by graduating seniors in the honors program of the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.