Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Graduate Program

New York University

Year Founded: Jan. 1, 1982
Date Posted: July 10, 2020
Submitted by: Tessie Devlin
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 16 months
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP) at New York University is a globally renowned science journalism training program operating in the world capital of science communication: New York City.

Aspiring reporters, authors, editors, producers, videographers, podcasters, coders and social media managers (and various permutations thereof!) who complete the intensive 16-month program receive a Master of Arts degree in Journalism with a concentration in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting. They join an extended family of graduates (452 so far!) committed to covering scientific, medical and environmental topics with precision and passion.

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