Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication
Explore the exciting world of journalism as it evolves from the print media to the internet when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication degree online from Ashford University.
With the advancement of electronic media has come increasing demand for responsible journalists - professionals with the skills and knowledge to use new media and to broadcast timely information to the public. In this program, you will learn the rights, and responsibilities of news media professionals in a democracy. You will create portfolio pieces throughout your program that may be assembled into an electronic portfolio to showcase your professional journalistic skills.
Whether you choose to work in radio, television, online, or some other medium, your fact-finding and reporting skills will be crucial to your success. Even as newspapers and other print media decline, opportunities for 21st century careers in electronic media continue to expand. These jobs will see intense competition, and so a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication could provide the extra edge that makes the difference in your career. Just a few of the opportunities you might pursue include:
- Freelance Writer
- Media Researcher
- Professional Blogger
- Local Reporter
- Public Relations Assistant
- Advertising Coordinator
- Communication Consultant
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of this program by itself does not lead to licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Further, Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Further, a criminal record may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure, certification, or employment in this field of study.
Your courses in this Bachelor of Arts degree program are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.