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Radio and TV Broadcasting, B.A.

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Chicago, IL, United States
From your first day at Lewis University in the Radio and TV Broadcasting program, you’re on the air. Live TV. Live Radio. Hands-on experience working with millions of dollars in state-of-the-art equipment.
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Whether you’re interested in becoming on-air talent, or working behind the scenes in audio and video design, development and production, your Radio and TV Broadcasting degree from Lewis University provides the opportunity to try it all – developing the comprehensive understanding necessary to climb the career ladder in a wide spectrum of media-based industries.

Why Lewis University? You will:

  • From your first day at Lewis, you will receive hands-on instruction from Emmy-award winning professors using state-of-the-art production equipment, including digital TV news sets
  • Learn to competently and creatively communicate with diverse audiences through a variety of traditional and digital mediums
  • Develop competence with a wide range of communication technology
  • Supportive educational community offers the perfect preparation for a successful broadcasting career
  • Curriculum guided by standards put forth by the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC)
  • Learn to practice your craft ethically in order to serve the public good
  • Get involved with our award-winning student organizations, including the Lewis University Television Network, WLRA all-digital radio station, National Communication Association and Social Media Club
  • Learn to create, produce and distribute content on various media formats from television, radio and the Internet
  • Take advantage of amazing internship opportunities in Chicago and across the nation, including with CBS, NBC and MTV

Career options:

Upon graduation, you will be prepared to work as a Radio/TV Broadcasting professional for a wide range of organizations, including radio stations, television stations, large corporate media departments, through a wide range of media career options, including:

  • Radio/TV Management
  • Radio/TV Producers
  • Technical Operator for Radio/TV
  • Production Personnel for Radio/TV
  • Radio/Television Sales
  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Media Manager Specialist
  • Corporate Media Producer
  • Video Editor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Writing for Media
  • Publications Design
  • Web Design
  • Introduction to Radio
  • Social Media and Online Audiences
  • Introduction to Television
  • Global Media Communication
  • Media Sales and Promotions
  • Postproduction
  • Broadcast Writing
  • Mass Media Law
  • Mass Media Research Methods
  • Digital Filmmaking

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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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Official high school transcript or GED score
  • ACT or SAT test results
  • $40 application fee
  • Although not required, Lewis encourages students to submit a personal statement or letters of recommendation to improve their admission possibilities.
International undergraduate applicants:
  • Undergraduate Application
  • Secondary School score report and graduation certificate
  • English Test Score Report (see more information below)
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33270 USD/full
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  • National

    33270 USD/full
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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