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A BA is a bachelor's degree offered by universities and institutions around the world for students who enroll in courses and study certain subjects such as the liberal arts or sciences. Earning a BA takes three or four years in most cases.

A degree in journalism will give you the trades and self-esteem to start your profession as a journalist. A great journalist not solely has specialized and professional skills, but also mental width and curiosity about the world.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

Top BA Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication in USA 2019

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University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to ... [+]

B.A. (HONS) – Business Studies (Top-up degree) What you will study

During this one year ‘top up’ course, you will examine core aspects of business such as business strategy and communication, whilst also getting the chance to conduct a real investigation into a business problem that allows you to apply your business acumen to a real-life scenario.

Subjects Offered Business Communication Business Research International Business Business Strategy International Culture and Communications Ethics and Sustainability – Theory and Practice Fees

£9,352 UNICAF offers a number of scholarships to eligible students. For more information, please contact a UNICAF student adviser

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USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
Waldorf University

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

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. Waldorf will help you improve your proficiency in written and verbal communication, visual literacy and multimedia skills.

Using their professional media experience and research into successful programs from throughout the country, the professors at Waldorf have built a strong program based on several key principles:

Experienced Faculty Members State-of-the-Art Technology Practical Experience Student Capstone

For the Communications program, a Mac computer and the software indicated in the course descriptions are required for student purchase.... [-]

USA Forest City
September 2019
Part-time
Online
College of Saint Rose

As a Communications major, you can concentrate on one of three areas — Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, or Film and New Media—while gaining a thorough knowle ... [+]

As a Communications major, you can concentrate on one of three areas — Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, or Film and New Media—while gaining a thorough knowledge of this fast-evolving field. In the process, many have won recognition for the quality of their work, including Emmy and Telly awards.

Undergraduate coursework includes the opportunity to create TV and radio programs, newspapers, magazines, websites, and multimedia productions, as well as academic papers and projects. Robust internship programs enable students to work with many of the region’s leaders in communications—in places from advertising agencies and regional newspapers to public radio stations and broadcast news. The master’s program has had particular success in preparing students for careers in journalism, broadcasting, education, and law.... [-]

USA Albany
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Manhattanville College

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 attentio ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Mansfield University

Why Mansfield? We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We ... [+]

Why Mansfield?

We get you ready for a career with hands-on opportunities and personalized advising. If you want to be a name and not a number, MU is the place for you. We truly believe in educating through involvement and learning through experience. The applied nature of our program focuses on involvement in WNTE, MUTV, PRSSA, Athletics, advanced research projects, and professional internships. And our relationship with alumni and the local community provide you with connections and insights that expand on classroom learning.

Our Communication major lets you tailor your courses by selecting one of four concentrations:

Organizational Communication Concentration

The Organizational Communication concentration prepares students to enter professions such as human resources, patient advocacy, management, retail, sales, and admissions. The concentration prepares students to interact in relationships and to communicate effectively in small groups and in the workplace. Attention is given to effective gender communication, nonverbal communication, persuasion, cross-cultural communication, and business and professional communication.... [-]

USA Mansfield
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Wartburg College

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication sk ... [+]

Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare our students for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication skills. The department offers the following majors/concentrations. Our graduates work as writers, editors, reporters, production specialists, and public relations professionals. They’re involved in web development, the entertainment industry, and a variety of related fields.

Alumni Success Stories

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the Journalism and Communication Department have had in the past.... [-]

USA Waverly
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
High Point University

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

Overview

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.

Experiential learning

Media Fellows Program

Each year, the NRQ School of Communication selects from a pool of applicants the top 16 incoming freshmen to be a part of the prestigious Media Fellows Program. The fellows partake in real-world projects in a client/agency model, work together to develop and oversee unique research projects and travel domestically and internationally to examine trends in the media industry.Study Away Semester at Dark Horse Recording in Nashville, Tenn.... [-]

USA High Point
September 2019
4 years
Campus
University of Central Oklahoma

The Professional Media major prepares students to discuss the role of professional communication media in a free society and in an interconnected world; produce industry- ... [+]

The Professional Media major prepares students to discuss the role of professional communication media in a free society and in an interconnected world; produce industry-quality content for diverse and converged media platforms; evaluate the ethical standards and practices of media professionals; and address local, national, and global issues through participation in UCentral Student Media. For more information regarding the Professional Media major, please click here.

Curriculum

The Graphic Design curriculum embraces and integrates art, advertising, and communication. The program at U.C.O. has grown into the largest program between Kansas City and North Texas. It has truly become a center of excellence at U.C.O. Degree Sheet... [-]

USA Edmond
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Clayton State University

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (CMS) emphasizes training in liberal arts: literature, theater, art, philosophy, and languages. The ability to wri ... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (CMS)

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies (CMS) emphasizes training in liberal arts: literature, theater, art, philosophy, and languages. The ability to write and speak well, think critically about different media and modes of communication and recognize written, visual, and multimedia texts — these types of broad-based, flexible skills enrich graduates’ lives. Additionally, these same skills offer graduates the tools they need to thrive in professions revolutionized by rapidly evolving and digital media technologies.

Was English, art, or theatre your favorite class in high school? Were you involved with the school newspaper, yearbook, or debate club? Do you like taking pictures or shooting video? Are you excited about Web page design? Are you passionate about writing, reading, or movies? ... [-]
USA Morrow
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences

Communication is a powerful process that influences our professional and personal lives, and those who study and understand it equips themselves for a lifetime of opportu ... [+]

Communication is a powerful process that influences our professional and personal lives, and those who study and understand it equips themselves for a lifetime of opportunities.

Media literacy is the foundation of our philosophy. The Department of Communications understands that a democratic society depends upon an informed citizenry who can critique media practices, analyze media messages, and effectively communicate ideas in an ever-changing media landscape.

We value experiential learning and teach students how to produce mass media content, communicate in professional environments, and conduct academic research. We also encourage them to join our student organizations, network with media professionals, and travel to conferences.... [-]

USA Florence
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Susquehanna University

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 tel ... [+]

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.

We offer three emphases with seven tracks. Whichever area of communications interests you, we've got you covered.

Majors

Advertising & Marketing Broadcasting Communication Studies Journalism Personal & Organizational CommunicationPublic Relations Sports Media

Application for Admissions Checklist

Completed online application for admissions (There is no application fee). Susquehanna International Application or Common Application or Coalition Application.

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USA Selinsgrove
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Bloomsburg University

This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's med ... [+]

Overview

Bloomsburg University's mass communications program prepares students to work as professionals in public relations, journalism, telecommunications or in emerging media technologies.

This bachelor's degree program balances a broad knowledge of the liberal arts and natural sciences with the professional and theoretical preparation needed by today's media professionals. Internships are necessary to complete the student's professional training, along with experience with four campus media:

The Voice, the nationally-recognized weekly student newspaper BUTV, student-produced television programming BUNow, Bloomsburg University's student-run, online news portal WBUQ-FM, a student-managed radio station with call-in and music programs ... [-]
USA Bloomsburg
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Arkansas Tech University

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sci ... [+]

The Game and Interactive Media Design degree introduces students to the cutting edge of visual communication arts and the latest in the interactive digital technology sciences. The program prepares students for work in the video game and entertainment industries as well as a broad range of fields requiring skills in animation, simulation, programming, web design, editing, mobile application development, interactive environment construction, and story formation.

Curriculum

The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

Freshman

Fall Spring ENGL 1013 Composition I1 3 ENGL 1023 Composition II1 3 Science with Lab1 4 Social Sciences1 3 MATH 1113 College Algebra 3 ART 1403 Two-Dimensional Design 3 ART 1001 Introduction to Art 1 ART 2213 Digital Skills for the Graphic Designer 3 ART 1303 Introduction to Drawing 3 COMS 1403 Orientation to Computing, Information, and Technology 3 COMS 1411 Computer and Information Science Lab 1 Total Hours 14 Total Hours 16 ... [-]
USA Russellville
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Long Island University

The B.A. in Journalism provides skills and experience for media careers in print, broadcast, and online journalism. The curriculum keeps pace with the fast-changing commu ... [+]

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The B.A. in Journalism provides skills and experience for media careers in print, broadcast, and online journalism. The curriculum keeps pace with the fast-changing communications landscape in the digital age. The Journalism major also prepares students for the fields of public relations, corporate communications, and the law. Students apply their skills at the campus newspaper, radio and television stations as well as at professional internships.

LIU Brooklyn’s Journalism department offers a unique program in Sports Journalism, PR & Marketing. The sports industry is a multi-billion-dollar global industry with a job market that continues to expand. The concentration prepares students for positions in sports reporting, sports information, fantasy sports, public relations, and marketing for professional sports franchises. Internship possibilities include the Barclays Center, Madison Square Garden, Fox Sports, the Yes Network, CBS Sports, WFAN, and Sports Illustrated.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Campus
Wright State University

The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures is devoted exclusively to the training and education of undergraduate students in the areas of dance, motion picture ... [+]

Program description

The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures is devoted exclusively to the training and education of undergraduate students in the areas of dance, motion pictures, and theatre. These programs lead to the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.

The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures is empowered by the Ohio Revised Code to require particular preliminary training or talent for admission to specific programs, and each of the five B.F.A. degree programs has specific criteria for admission to each level of training. Students in all areas must earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 by the end of the freshman year to continue in a theatre arts major. Students who wish to be admitted as majors in acting, acting/musical theatre, or dance must successfully pass an audition or interview. Transfer students are admitted into B.F.A. programs on the basis of a successful audition, interview, or portfolio presentation. The department has an open admissions policy for students wishing to major in the B.A. programs in theatre studies and motion pictures history, theory, and criticism, and B.F.A. programs in design/technology and motion pictures production.... [-]

USA Dayton
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus