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Journalism and Communication

Wartburg College

48 months
45200 USD/year
45200 USD/year
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Hands-on experience, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and top-notch facilities prepare the students in the Journalism and Communication program of Wartburg College for fast-changing fields that require excellent communication skills. 


The Journalism and Communication program of Wartburg College offers concentrations in digital cinema, multimedia journalism, organizations/public relations, and sports media. Our graduates work as writers, editors, reporters, production specialists, and public relations professionals. They’re involved in web development, the entertainment industry, and a variety of related fields.

Majors & Requirements

Communication Studies

Communication studies is a study of how we communicate differently to various audiences/users and communities. It understands that communication is social, political, and media-based, and occurs in different contexts. Students in this major typically pursue additional graduate study or teach speech or mass media.

Journalism & Communication

The Department of Journalism & Communication upholds a long tradition of preparing students for careers in multimedia and public relations. Its multifaceted approach, combining liberal arts with a major program emphasizing hands-on experience, is distinctive among Upper Midwest colleges and universities. Concentrations are available in digital cinema, multimedia journalism, organizational/public relations, and sports media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication Perspectives: Gender and Sexuality
  • Persuasion
  • Media Writing
  • Video Production
  • Media Marketing and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fill out our online application or the Common Application.
  • Transcripts from your secondary school.  Please include national exam scores (if applicable).
  • ONE test score. This can be TOEFL, IELTS, EIKEN, PTE Academic, ACT, SAT, or Duolingo.
  • Financial Documents: International Student Financial Aid Application or CSS Profile. 
  • Please send a bank statement or official bank letter outlining the amount of money your sponsor or family has available to help fund your education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45200 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 45200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    45200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45200 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Waverly

1000 - 1500 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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