BA in Communication/Journalism

Enhance your research, reporting and writing skills across media platforms.

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Overview

The core purpose of those with careers in journalism is to research, document, write and present the news in an honest, ethical and unbiased way. Even though the method for reporting the news is changing, the need for quality candidates within the journalism field isn’t.

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a Concentration in Journalism provides you with an understanding of how this profession has changed over time and highlights the new methods and technologies that contribute to journalistic success. You will also learn how to create quality content that drives readership and engagement.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Communication/Journalism program, offered 100% online, you will develop your skills in researching, reporting and writing across media platforms, from print and web to social and mobile. A strong emphasis will be placed on the ethical and legal challenges that often arise in this fast-changing field.

Featured Courses:

  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Multimedia News Writing and Editing
  • Journalism: Feature Writing Workshop
  • Journalism: Investigative Reporting
See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

In recent decades, potential career opportunities for journalism graduates have expanded beyond the traditional options of newspapers and other news operations. The explosion of the internet and the continuing need to publish quality, engaging content has produced new avenues for qualified candidates. Here are some careers to consider with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a Concentration in Journalism:

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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