B.A. On Campus

Communication (Digital Journalism)

Jacksonville State University

48 months
648 USD/credit 19440 USD/year
648 USD/credit 19440 USD/year
324 USD/credit 9720 USD/year
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The Communication (Digital Journalism) sequence at Jacksonville State University focuses on preparing students for careers in various media, including newspapers and magazines, as well as preparing students technologically for media convergence of this content to online sources.



Courses in internet production, news writing and print design techniques, as well as working for the student newspaper (The Chanticleer), are benefits that attract students to this sequence. Dr. Sayyed F. A. Shah is the coordinator for the Communication (Digital Journalism) sequence, and he advises prospective digital journalism students at the Jacksonville State University and teaches many of the courses offered to complete this sequence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Mass Communication
  • Intro to News
  • Publication Design
  • Social Media & Society
  • Internet Production
  • Communication Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements


  • There is a $35 non-refundable fee that must be paid by credit card when you submit this application.
  • Complete the application for admission online.
  • Submit all required documents for your admission type
  • Application form and Application Fee $35.00.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • If credentials are in a language other than English they must be translated by the institution itself or approved translation services.
  • At least one standardized test score such as ACT/SAT/ TOEFL/ IELTS/iTEP/PTE

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    19440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 324 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

850 - 1300 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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