Bachelor of Science Degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication

Compare 48 Bachelors of Science (BScs) in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

A Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree is earned by students who complete an undergraduate program at a certified college or university. Although a BSc is traditionally associated with fields of study that are scientific in nature, some universities award a BSc in fields more commonly associated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

What is a BSc in Journalism and Mass Communication? It’s a degree earned by learning the essential tools required to be a reporter. In modern journalism and mass communication programs, participants are taught a variety of different reporting methods to prepare them for the many forms modern journalism takes, including print, digital and television. Students learn how to follow up with sources, use databases to find relevant information for a story and participate in the journalism structure of the school to attain real-world experience before earning their degree.

Studying journalism doesn’t just provide skills that are useful in the newsroom, like fact-checking and copywriting. Students also hone their interpersonal skills, learning to communicate with people of every type, even those quite unlike themselves.

Earning a BSc in Journalism and Mass Communication from a school can be a rewarding experience, but the cost of the degree can vary greatly from university to university. Contacting schools of interest directly is the best way to assess the cost.

The modern journalism world is full of new career opportunities. In addition to more traditional positions in journalism, such as broadcast or newspaper journalist, there is a large number of online options available. Online publications have the ability to serve readers around the world, allowing for more focused attention on specific interests. This allows journalism and mass communications specialists to find a job reporting on something they have a passion for.

Getting a BSc in Journalism and Mass Communication is the first step to a career in print or broadcast media. Many schools around the world offer journalism programs both on-campus and online. To begin your education, 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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Bachelor of Science in Film

The Los Angeles Film School
Campus Full time 36 months September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The Bachelor of Science in Film program is designed to provide students with not only knowledge and understanding of film theory, but also hands-on experience in the skills and craft needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions. Graduates are trained to work as independent filmmakers, production assistants, editors, sound designers, assistant directors, unit production managers, art directors, video editors, lighting technicians, director’s assistants, dialogue editors and a variety of other positions in the film and video industry. [+]

Hands-on education

At our school you learn filmmaking by actually making films. Our programs are built around actual industry workflow. Teachers step off the set to the front of the classroom to give you an immersive education you just can’t get out of a textbook. We want to provide you with a focused knowledge and understanding of film theory and the craft needed to enter the entertainment industry and hit the ground running.

You’ll receive training in: Film Theory • Production • Storyboarding • Cinematography • Directing • Editing • Post Production and more!

The Bachelor of Science in Film program is designed to provide students with not only knowledge and understanding of film theory, but also hands-on experience in the skills and craft needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions. Graduates are trained to work as independent filmmakers, production assistants, editors, sound designers, assistant directors, unit production managers, art directors, video editors, lighting technicians, director’s assistants, dialogue editors and a variety of other positions in the film and video industry. This program will also help develop team building skills necessary for the film industry. There are four degree tracks offered in the bachelor’s program: Production, Cinematography, Directing/Screenwriting and Production Design. Students will work with a faculty mentor to select the degree track that best fits their skills, talents and professional goals. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, the curriculum teaches students the critical-thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills that are necessary to starting and sustaining a long and... [-]


BSc in Creative Media and Game Technologies

NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Breda

This programme is completely taught in English. In 3 or 4 years’ time you can define your own roles, skill sets and ultimate career path towards your dream job. [+]

International Game Architecture and Design

The technical professional bachelor's programme Creative Media and Game Technologies of NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences has the differentiation area International Game Architecture and Design.

This programme is completely taught in English. In 3 or 4 years’ time you can define your own roles, skill sets and ultimate career path towards your dream job. Whether you want to be the best game-play programmer, an award winning character artist or a producer of Triple-A titles, we help you define your path to success.

In this programme you will be trained in creative, technological, and commercial skills. Game careers require you to have both a broad knowledge of game development and deep skills in your chosen area of expertise, such as 3D visual arts, high-end video game development, animation, audio, gameplay, level design, production, or programming.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Music Production

Full Sail University
Online Campus Full time Part time 20 - 29 months September 2018 USA Winter Park + 2 more

The Music Production bachelor of science degree program is designed to provide a thorough and comprehensive understanding of music creation and production. After learning foundational concepts such as music theory and composition, you’ll explore an array of complex procedures and applications used in the music production industry. Coursework ranges from digital audio principles and digital workstation technology to advanced audio production and engineering techniques. [+]

Music production tools are now accessible virtually anywhere in the world; however, the skills required to put those tools to use are what separates hobbyists from industry professionals.

The Music Production bachelor of science degree program is designed to provide a thorough and comprehensive understanding of music creation and production. After learning foundational concepts such as music theory and composition, you’ll explore an array of complex procedures and applications used in the music production industry. Coursework ranges from digital audio principles and digital workstation technology to advanced audio production and engineering techniques.

Your personal production studio will consist of a laptop computer and professional audio-software programs. Utilizing these tools will help you gain the confidence needed to succeed in a variety of production environments after graduation. In addition, you’ll have the support of our Career Development advisors and services throughout your music production career path – not just while you are a student.... [-]


Bachelor (B.S.) in Digital Media, Major in Digital Art

Tribeca Flashpoint College
Online Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago + 2 more

Tribeca Flashpoint’s Bachelor’s in Digital Media, Digital Art Major, can prepare you to meet the growing demand for digital artists with the contemporary modeling, animation, motion graphics, and special effects skills that are breathing life into virtually all of today’s media. [+]

TURN YOUR LOVE OF ART INTO A 21ST CENTURY CAREER.

Animation, modeling, and visual effects have become truly pervasive in today’s world—giving artists more opportunities than ever before to turn their skills and passions into realistic, fruitful careers in a vast range of industries. Once limited primarily to working on cartoons and action movies, today’s animators and visual effects professionals create characters and virtual environments for video games and mobile apps. They produce motion graphics for news media and television commercials. They develop 3D models of architecture projects, landscape plans, package designs, furniture pieces, and automobile prototypes. They produce animated simulations of crime scenes, for use in court proceedings. The list goes on and on, and there is no denying that the digital age has spurred an exciting renaissance of careers for artists.... [-]


Bachelor in Communication in Media Production (B.S.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Puerto Rico Bayamón

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications in Media Production provides a theoretical and practical preparation of content production for the media. The areas of the media that are included are: writing, photography, graphic design, sound, video and the Internet. [+]

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications in Media Production provides a theoretical and practical preparation of content production for the media.

The areas of the media that are included are: writing, photography, graphic design, sound, video and the Internet.

This program encourages entrepreneurship and has an emphasis in media integration in agreement with the trends in the Communication industry.

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Bachelor in Graphic Design (interactive Digital Media)

Northwest Missouri State University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Maryville

The interactive digital media major at Northwest is an interdisciplinary program involving an emphasis in computer science, graphic design or new media. The courses offer a cross-section of skills in design as well as written and visual communication. The major produces graduates who are proficient in art, photography, design, communication, computer programming and legal or ethical considerations as they relate to media. [+]

The interactive digital media major at Northwest is an interdisciplinary program involving an emphasis in computer science, graphic design or new media. The courses offer a cross-section of skills in design as well as written and visual communication. The major produces graduates who are proficient in art, photography, design, communication, computer programming and legal or ethical considerations as they relate to media.

Northwest offers computer labs equipped with open source software that prevents students from having to purchase additional software.

Career Opportunities

100% of students graduating with a degree in interactive digital media continue their education or find employment within six months after graduation. Below is a list of job titles related to this major:... [-]


International Bachelor Communication and Media

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The International Bachelor Communication and Media takes a comparative, international approach to communication and media. Thanks to the programme's small-scale and personal set-up, its balance between practical and academical skills, its options for customisation, exchange and the compulsory internship, graduates are well prepared for both advanced studies as well as for a career in a number of fields. [+]

International Bachelor Communication and Media

The International Bachelor Communication and Media at Erasmus University Rotterdam: a great place to start building your future in this dynamic field!

Why Communication and Media at Erasmus University Rotterdam?

You choose this programme because:

it provides the skills required for a successful career in this dynamic field; it offers an international perspective and study environment; you want to be at the cutting edge of the discipline; you value the opportunity to go on an exchange; it is staffed by highly qualified, international lecturers.

Content of the programme

The International Bachelor Communication and Media takes a comparative, international approach to communication and media. Thanks to the programme's small-scale and personal set-up, its balance between practical and academical skills, its options for customisation, exchange and the compulsory internship, graduates are well prepared for both advanced studies as well as for a career in a number of fields, such as marketing, management, corporate communications, public relations, internal communications, government, public affairs, journalism, entertainment and the arts.... [-]


BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Film Production

SAE Institute UK
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London Liverpool Oxford Glasgow + 3 more

You are joining the next generation of filmmakers - gain the essential skills and knowledge to earn your place on any film set around the world. [+]

You are joining the next generation of filmmakers - gain the essential skills and knowledge to earn your place on any film set around the world.

Overview

With an emphasis on hands-on training, you will have access to high specification digital cameras and film production equipment. Across multiple platforms, you’ll learn the processes and techniques that bring your projects to life cemented with strong theoretical foundations.

Additionally, you'll learn how to emotionally engage your audience and draw them into your work. You'll also gain experience working independently and collaboratively on factual and fictional productions, enabling you to graduate with a highly transferrable skill set.... [-]


Bachelor in Digital Media Production (BSc)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Warrensburg

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills an individual can possess in this era of rapid informational and technological change. The skills to gather information and communicate that information in written, oral, and digital forms are the hallmark of the Digital Media Production program. [+]

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills an individual can possess in this era of rapid informational and technological change. The skills to gather information and communicate that information in written, oral, and digital forms are the hallmark of the Digital Media Production program.

Why choose Digital Media Productions at UCM? The University's 100,000-watt, state-of-the-art Public Broadcasting Station provides a unique opportunity for students to gain professional, hands-on experience in a television both on-air and behind the scenes. Students have access to state-of-the-art digital video and audio studios. There are paid opportunities to participate in two news outlets: an online community newspaper, digitalBurg, and a weekly newspaper, The Muleskinner. The UCM Media Network allows students to shoot live university athletic events, do play-by-play and color for the games, and edit for archival storage. ... [-]

Communication Studies

International Accelerator
Campus September 2018 USA Boston

The Communication Studies major provides a broad liberal arts education that addresses the ways in which people communicate in relationships, in public discourse, and within organizations. [+]

Communication Studies

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers a BA or BGS in Communication Studies. The Communication Studies major provides a broad liberal arts education that addresses the ways in which people communicate in relationships, in public discourse, and within organizations. The major includes the study of the ways in which such processes relate to cultural differences, technological developments, gender, age, and other social variables.

Career paths

Corporate Communications: Involves careers that help "get the word out" in the corporate community to the public through public relations, training, and relationship building.

Consumer Communications: Concerns providing information to the consumer or customer to generate revenue.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication

A-STATE Queretaro
Campus Full time 4 years July 2019 Mexico Santiago de Querétaro USA Jonesboro + 2 more

Students graduating from this program will know and understand how to use advertising, public relations, social media, branding, crisis communication, media relations, research methods and evaluation tools to help organizations communicate and build relationships with their publics. [+]

Students graduating from this program will know and understand how to use advertising, public relations, social media, branding, crisis communication, media relations, research methods and evaluation tools to help organizations communicate and build relationships with their publics.

Helping Organizations Communicate Effectively

They will be prepared to work for advertising and public relations agencies, companies big and small, governmental agencies, and nonprofit operations such as universities, hospitals, museums and other non-governmental organizations.

Students majoring in Strategic Communication will need to complete a Minor in Business.

Course Requirements

Required General Education ... [-]


Bachelor in ICT: Information & Communication Technology

Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 48 months September 2019 Netherlands Eindhoven

ICT Fontys Eindhoven Campus offers 3 BSc programs: ICT & Software Engineering, ICT & Business and ICT & Technology. In the first semester, you follow courses and projects in three study programs. From the second semester, you will focus on more subjects that relate to either ICT & Software Engineering, ICT & Business or ICT & Technology. [+]

Study structure and curriculum

All programs are 4-year English taught BSc study programs offered at Fontys Campus Eindhoven. With the knowledge and skills learned you can work as high-level engineers in the wide ICT sector. In the first semester you will focus on basic ICT related subjects; from the second semester, you will focus on more subjects that relate to either ICT & Software Engineering, ICT & Business or ICT & Technology.

In the second year, you will spend 3 days of classes in your chosen study program and 2 days in 1 or 2 specializations of your choice. Think of specializations like: Cyber Security, Game Design & Technology, Smart Mobile, Applied Big Data Sciences and many more. You will also work on projects offered by ICT companies. At the end of the second year, you can decide what your final specialization will be.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Arts and Sciences

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to train students to become contemporary visual artists and interactive media designers. [+]

The School of Multimedia and Visual Arts of Mapúa Institute of Technology offers programs that explore infinite possibilities of creativity in concept and design development. Its innovative curricula are geared to develop competencies and greater understanding of art and its societal impact. Instructions are designed to provide utmost learning experience combining traditional art and emerging multimedia technologies with outcomes-based teaching and learning system as the foundation to meet the aptitudes required for successful launching of careers of its graduates.

Vision and Mission

We shall be globally recognized as a center of excellence in Multimedia and Visual Arts education by providing instructions that are current in content, state-of-art in delivery and responding to the challenges of the times.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in New Media Language

Kaunas University of Technology
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

This programme is designed for those, who want to learn to "play with language", to know the secrets of electronic communication, to be able to analyze grammar of "visual design" and master a few foreign languages (French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish). [+]

This programme is designed for those who want to learn to “play with language”, know the secrets of electronic communication, analyze grammar of “visual design” and master a few foreign languages (French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish). Innovative language solutions are an integral part of the activities in the fields of media, public relations, advertising, marketing, etc.

The programme offers minor studies in European Studies and Political Sciences.

Foreign languages are taught by native speakers

Students can master second and/or third foreign language choosing from French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish or Swedish, taught by native speakers.

Interdisciplinary programme ... [-]

BSc in Journalism and Political Science

Northern Arizona University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Flagstaff

Modern journalists have a choice of reporting niches to choose from ranging from “info-tainment” to sports and on to public affairs. This degree sharpens students for careers that clarify and sometimes question the roles of government and politics, at all levels. A strong communication core develops competencies in speaking, writing, and visually demonstrating current events. [+]

Modern journalists have a choice of reporting niches to choose from ranging from “info-tainment” to sports and on to public affairs. This degree sharpens students for careers that clarify and sometimes question the roles of government and politics, at all levels. A strong communication core develops competencies in speaking, writing, and visually demonstrating current events.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Political Science?

When you read or watch the news, do you have an eye for accuracy, fairness, good storytelling, and professionalism? If you're the kind of person who believes that the world deserves the clearest possible view of important news, you might be cut out for journalism. Careers in this field are fast-paced, diverse, and critical to a healthy democracy. The Journalism and Political Science program can prepare you for a career in a diverse range of job opportunities or graduate work. Entering this program means you'll discover how our public lives are organized at the local, national, and international levels. Courses focus on the possibilities for and obstacles to democratic governance.... [-]