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Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ypsilanti, MI, United States
As a student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Journalism at Eastern Michigan University, you will study the practice, theory, ethics, and impact of covering news events. The focus is on traditional skills as well as the use of new technologies.
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Overview

Journalism students at Eastern Michigan University will be required to complete 30 credit hours in professional journalism and writing courses , plus a 20-hour minor in a specified field. Admission to the program will require a 2.5 GPA.

Learning outcomes

The mission of the College of Arts and Sciences is to foster knowledge and curiosity for lifelong learning, strategies to flourish in the face of challenges, and skills to contribute positively to the community. The College promotes an integrated education in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences.

The College provides a foundation for creative, critical thinking with a dynamic curriculum in order to prepare students to thrive in an ever-changing world.

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 Included
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • News Writing and Reporting
  • Feature Writing
  • Copy Editing
  • Digital Journalism
  • History of American Journalism
  • Advanced Reporting
  • Journalism Law and Ethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    44

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Graduate Degrees and Programs
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11778 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ypsilanti

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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