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Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
As a major of the Journalism program from University of Idaho, you will learn how to gather and share newsworthy information across multiple forms of media, including print, broadcast and digital media. You will develop exceptional research and writing skills, sharp news judgment, and the global awareness you need for a career in print, broadcast or online journalism.
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Social media. Video podcasts. RSS news feeds. Blogs. While the way we get our news has shifted, the public continues to rely on professional journalists to help keep us accurately informed about the world around us.

Students in this Journalism program from University of Idaho build practical media experiences with opportunities to contribute to the student newspaper, student magazine and campus radio station.

Degree Fit

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Like to write
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are curious about the world around you
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Reporter for a newspaper or TV station
  • Radio or TV news producer
  • Columnist or blogger
  • Online reporter
  • Digital media manager
  • Magazine writer
  • Copy editor
  • Publication designer
  • Sports announcer
  • Public relations manager
  • Media relations manager
  • Freelance writer
  • Communication specialist
  • Political consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Media and Society 
  • Oral Communication
  • Writing and Rhetoric 
  • Media Writing 
  • Intro to Broadcasting & DM Production 
  • Multimedia Storytelling

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $815,000.

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