Journalism Bachelor's Degrees
A bachelor’s degree in journalism will provide students with a well-rounded education in the skills necessary to find employment in this field. Many students who are enrolled in journalism programs will choose to add an emphasis to a particular area such as television, radio, or print outlets. A bachelor’s degree in journalism will also likely require students to take classes in the fine arts such as language, history, and literature to broaden their knowledge base. Breyer State University offers students an online degree program that will develop journalism skills in areas necessary to gather, interpret and describe in an attention grabbing piece. Bellevue University also offers a unique online bachelor’s degree in the area of corporate communications that allows the student to focus specifically in the lucrative area of business journalism.
A bachelor’s degree in journalism may be a good choice for those who enjoy sharing their ideas through visual or print mediums. Research the education requirements for specific journalism field careers at our journalism career center page.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a growth in employment opportunities for those in journalism to be approximately eight percent through 2018. Some common career paths for students who earn a degree in journalism are editor, newscaster, news analyst, program director, public relations specialist, writer, or reporter. Salaries vary widely depending on the employer and the experience of the journalist.