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Journalism, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cambridge, OH, United States
The Journalism major prepares you for a career in convergent media, learning to communicate news using multiple mediums across different audience platforms. Both in the classroom and through co-curricular media involvement, you will practice hands-on reporting skills in writing, audio, video, photography, and web.
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Overview

Highlights

  • Reporting, writing, and producing news stories in first semester with one-on-one faculty classroom and co-curricular mentoring
  • Access to Caldwell Hall’s second floor Burlingame Communication Center, which houses media classrooms, software, and studios
  • Campus and community weekly student newspaper, full-time, FCC-licensed non-commercial radio station, and cable-access TV channel
  • Experience covering breaking news, feature stories, athletics, and community events happening on Muskingum’s campus and in the New Concord region    
  • Opportunities for student leadership paid positions and off-campus internships              

Outcomes

  • Experiencing journalism in all forms of reporting and production prepares our graduates for the ever-changing media landscape and for successful careers in traditional and non-traditional media.
  • Our students can begin work in media and communication fields immediately after graduation or advance to graduate school programs to specialize in advanced theory or practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Journalism Practica
  • Print Writing and Reporting
  • Photojounalism
  • Internship
  • Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    46

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Completed International Application Form, with signatures
  • Official academic records of all secondary and post-secondary work taken, including examination results, including school leaving tests and certificates
  • Two or more letters of recommendation written by teachers 
  • An essay, at least 500 words in length, describing yourself and explaining why you would like to study at Muskingum University
  • Certified bank letter showing sufficient funds for the first year

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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