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Journalism

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
Duration
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
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About

Journalism from Youngstown State University (YSU) helps you develop skills that will serve traditional media, new media and many other careers that focus on gathering, processing, creating and distributing information.

Overview

At Journalism from Youngstown State University (YSU) your classes will open up a world of experiences that take you right into the action of finding, covering and sharing news and information. 

Using new and traditional tools for news gathering, you'll learn strategies for using video and still cameras, data collection tools, social media and blogging platforms, and more for crafting and distributing compelling, credible stories.

Before moving into your core journalism courses, you will first complete basic writing and English courses. You'll also complete a professional internship to build up your knowledge and skills.

Careers

The B.A. in Journalism prepares students for positions in media production, reporting, editing and design. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism as Literature 
  • Magazine Publishing
  • Editorial and Opinion Writing 
  • Magazine Journalism Workshop 
  • Radio News Workshop
  • Projects in Working Class Reporting 
  • Sports Journalism 
  • New Media Journalism
  • Political Reporting
  • Magazine Writing and Reporting
  • In-Depth Reporting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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