Ashford University's online BA/Journalism and Mass Communication degree program was created for those individuals who are looking for a flexible option for developing the knowledge and the skills that are needed for succeeding within the field of journalism and mass communication.
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 online journalism and mass communication degree program, you will learn the rights, and responsibilities of news media professionals in a democracy. You will create an electronic portfolio of work to showcase your professional journalistic skills.
Throughout this online course in journalism, students will partake in a number of online courses that cover topics, such as:
- Survey of Journalism & Mass Communication
- News Reporting & Writing
- Ethics in Journalism
- Intermediate Composition
- Advanced Writing & Editing for the Media
- Global Journalism
- Journalism Law
- Advanced Editorial & Feature Writing
- Methods of Research & Analysis in Journalism
- Journalism & Mass Communication Capstone
Your courses include a wide range of topics, from composition and editing to research and analysis. Contribute to a free society with your Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication.
High school diploma or GED; be age 22 or older; have work experience, preferably full-time work experience; meet the writing proficiency standards of the College of External Studies.