209 Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication

A Bachelor of Arts degree allows students to study a wide array of classes in subjects such as mass media law, writing and humanities. The coursework is developed to allow a broad education, giving students a global perspective of the world around them. What is a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication? Those who enroll in these courses learn writing in many different forms and become adept at exp… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts degree allows students to study a wide array of classes in subjects such as mass media law, writing and humanities. The coursework is developed to allow a broad education, giving students a global perspective of the world around them.

What is a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication? Those who enroll in these courses learn writing in many different forms and become adept at expository and journalistic-style reporting. Classes in communications law and public relations broaden their understanding of the full-scope of mass communication in today’s society. Students may also branch out into specific types of journalism, such as broadcast journalism and photojournalism.

The critical-thinking skills acquired through this degree will aid students no matter which career they choose. The opportunity to become globally aware and the ability to analyze large amounts of information and then communicate it in a concise manner can make this degree a wise choice for many scholars.

Earning a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication usually requires four years of study at a university. Costs for this vary widely, depending on the location and the type of institution. Prospective students should consult with their specific university to determine the cost of this degree.

Those who complete this undergraduate program often pursue writing careers such as magazine writer or news reporter, but there are those who choose to become media researchers. With the breadth of knowledge gained through this program, these are not the only career paths open. Many graduates find opportunities for careers in advertising, broadcasting, photojournalism, graphic design or various public relations positions.

Students can take classes to earn an undergraduate degree in journalism and mass communication from a variety of locations worldwide. From online to study abroad, the opportunities and options are limitless. To help find a good fit for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University Canada West (UCW)
Vancouver, Canada

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) is an interdisciplinary program that will develop your knowledge of media, cultural studies and business alongside theoreti ... +

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) is an interdisciplinary program that will develop your knowledge of media, cultural studies and business alongside theoretical and practical skills. The communication methods learned and media training students get throughout this course are relevant to careers in professional writing, journalism, public relations, communications, and advertising. -
BA BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Apr 2020
Campus
Online
 
Manhattanville College
New York, USA

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attention of ... +

We’ve never had more tools at our disposal to communicate with each other than we do right now. Communicating effectively, though – and being able to command the attention of an audience at a time when everybody is trying to get their own message out there, too – becomes more challenging all the time. You’ll gain those skills at Manhattanville, where our curriculum emphasizes media studies, including media history, theory, criticism, law, ethics, and digital production. And you’ll be just 30 miles from New York City, home to countless print, broadcast, and online media outlets. Manhattanville students routinely put the lessons they learned here to work: Our students have recently interned or have been hired by ABC News, ABC News Radio, CNN America, CNBC, Rolling Stone Magazine, Nickelodeon, The Colbert Report, Sirius XM Radio, The Creative Group, The Creators Project, Seventeen Magazine, Music Choice, and Viacom. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Richmond The American International University in London
Richmond, United Kingdom

Students pursuing the specialisation in Marketing Communications and Public Relations within the BA degree in Communications will learn how to engage audiences across differen ... +

Students pursuing the specialisation in Marketing Communications and Public Relations within the BA degree in Communications will learn how to engage audiences across different channels, media and explore the relationship between marketing communications and public relations within the business and media industries. The aim of this programme is to prepare students to work within the technologically driven and consumer-focused businesses around the world. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Warsaw Film School
Warsaw, Poland

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the c ... +

This 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a film or video games director. Students will work on each others' productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive a practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry. Each student makes 4 films /exercises during the academic year plus the end of year film, all in close cooperation with other students of different specialization. Teamwork and cooperation are our fundamentals. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Waldorf University
Forest City, USA

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job ... +

Waldorf’s online communications degree will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job skills and service to the greater community. -
BA
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
High Point University
High Point, USA

Students in the Communication program study a range of human and mediated communication theories and techniques. We focus on understanding audiences, how messages are dissemin ... +

Students in the Communication program study a range of human and mediated communication theories and techniques. We focus on understanding audiences, how messages are disseminated, and how these messages help shape cultural identities, including their social, economic and political effects. -
BA
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
EU Business School
Barcelona, Spain +2 More

Communication and public relations professionals are vital to both organizations and society as a whole. The digital world – where consumers are no longer passive audiences, b ... +

Communication and public relations professionals are vital to both organizations and society as a whole. The digital world – where consumers are no longer passive audiences, but active participants – blurs the lines between businesses and consumers. Our graduates are trained to drive companies forward by tapping into new digital techniques that others are slow to adopt. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Whittier College
Whittier, USA

Located 23 miles from the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ arts district, the Theatre Department strives to provide a balanced preparatory foundation, exposing students to multi ... +

Located 23 miles from the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ arts district, the Theatre Department strives to provide a balanced preparatory foundation, exposing students to multiple approaches and applications of theatre—all of which is firmly based in the liberal arts tradition. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
02 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

The Visual Communication Arts degree programs offer an interdisciplinary course of study, encompassing the fine arts, graphic design, illustration, and photography, as well as ... +

The Visual Communication Arts degree programs offer an interdisciplinary course of study, encompassing the fine arts, graphic design, illustration, and photography, as well as courses from Communication and Media Studies, Comparative Literary, and Cultural Studies, and film studies. It focuses on communication and creativity as fundamental elements of human expression and encourages students to think critically about creative expressions within the context of and across cultures, ethnicities, race, and gender. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Ohio Northern University
Ada, USA

Communication is vital in every conceivable career. When you major in communication studies, you master the art of verbal and written expression. You gain knowledge and a skil ... +

Communication is vital in every conceivable career. When you major in communication studies, you master the art of verbal and written expression. You gain knowledge and a skill set that will be in demand no matter where your path leads you. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, USA

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on televisi ... +

Teaching solid communication skills is at the heart of all the department's programs, whether you'll be communicating through a news story, press release, website, on television or face-to-face. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Clayton State University
Morrow, USA

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production emphasizes post-production to prepare students for careers in the professional film industry. In this program, students attain s ... +

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production emphasizes post-production to prepare students for careers in the professional film industry. In this program, students attain skills in areas such as storytelling, compositing, editing, special effects, motion graphics, and sound effects. Students are also introduced to the pre-production and production facets of film production so that they understand the entire filmmaking process. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Jun 2020
15 Apr 2020
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Department of Mass Communication at UAEU offers a professionally-oriented program that is committed to producing highly competent graduates who possess the requisite skill ... +

The Department of Mass Communication at UAEU offers a professionally-oriented program that is committed to producing highly competent graduates who possess the requisite skills to become successful professionals in an increasingly complex media industry, and who are steeped in a broad-based knowledge of a society that is acquired through a rich and diverse liberal arts education. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
LCI Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Cover ... +

If you have a creative eye for detail, our Filmmaking & Photography program will provide a focus for you to explore interests in both still and motion photo imagery. Covering both historical and contemporary photographic and filmmaking methods, the program provides a springboard for you to produce creative and innovative visuals. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Jun 2020
Campus
 
The Hague University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate Programmes
The Hague, Netherlands

An international communication manager works in a global environment with colleagues, customers and competitors from multiple cultures and languages. Communication professiona ... +

An international communication manager works in a global environment with colleagues, customers and competitors from multiple cultures and languages. Communication professionals design and shape the messages of organisations. Not just during crisis situations where every second count, but also in achieving commercial aims through advertising or public relations. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
01 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 

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