48 months
33857 USD/year
33857 USD/year
1475 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Multimedia Journalism program of Virginia Tech prepares students for careers in all types of journalistic media. You'll learn about publishing news across media platforms ranging from newspapers and magazines to television and the Internet. 


During the Multimedia Journalism program of Virginia Tech you will develop skills in writing, photography, interviewing and digital video production. Other courses address media history, broadcast performance, media relations, sports journalism, new media, ethics, controversies and opportunities in the changing news media. You will practice your new skills by using professional equipment in a state-of-the-art digital studio, housed in the Moss Arts Center.

Career Options

  • News reporter  
  • Broadcast journalist 
  • Sports writer 
  • Editor 
  • TV anchor 
  • Radio announcer 
  • Communication director 
  • Speech writer 
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • Content specialist 
  • Broadcast producer 
  • Media relations specialist 
  • Corporate communicator 
  • News director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Production Technology
  • Sports Media
  • Video Production: Studio
  • Multimedia Reporting
  • Media and Politics 
  • International Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Application fee 
  • Self-Report of the Academic Record (SRAR). This will include all coursework completed in high school
  • Grades (level of performance)
  • SAT and/or ACT test scores. Virginia Tech does not require the SAT for international applicants.
  • International students whose native language is not English must document proficiency in the English language by submitting either an IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE
  • Interviews (optional)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33857 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33857 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    1475 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1475 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Blacksburg

1166 - 1906 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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