Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program

Course Overview

Entrepreneurial Journalism Certificate Program
Certificate Program

About Certificate Programs

Certificates of proficiency are designed to measure your knowledge of essential skills or information. To receive a certificate, take the NewsU courses associated with that certificate program and then successfully complete the online assessment for each course. Once you've passed all the assessments, you will receive your certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

Looking for guidance for your journalism startup? We have gathered lessons and advice from journalism entrepreneurs and experts to provide you comprehensive training on the mechanics behind building a business.

The interactive courses and on-demand video replays in this series will show you the ropes, point you to the right resources and help you formulate the questions you most need answers to. When you're done, you will have a solid understanding of what it takes to build a successful entrepreneurial business, from idea to operation to making a profit.

This package includes:

Complete each of the courses in this certificate program, then take the assessments for each one. Questions from each assessment will cover content from each course. You'll have three chances to pass each assessment.

Unlike traditional quizzes and activities from Poynter's NewsU, these assessments won't tell you the answers. So make sure you study hard when you take the courses.

Who Benefits From This Certificate:

Anyone who has an idea for a new journalism start-up or wants to build a successful entrepreneurial journalism business.

How Certificates Work:
  • Each assessment contains about 15-20 multiple-choice and true-false questions
  • You must score at least 80 percent to pass each assessment
  • You'll get three chances to pass each assessment
  • You'll have 30 minutes to complete each assessment
  • When you pass all the assessments, you will receive your certificate

Questions? Read our Certificates FAQ or contact us.