B.A. On Campus

Journalism and Media Communication

Otterbein University

48 months
32624 USD/year
32624 USD/year
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Have you ever found yourself talking out loud to the television, radio, or computer screen asking:Who is the audience? Why are they telling this story? What would be a better multimedia method that that would make this story most compelling? Then the Journalism and Media Communication course from Otterbein University is the right choice for you.


The answers to these questions might lead you to a major or minor in journalism and media communication at Otterbein. 

Through an integrated multimedia curriculum, you will learn valuable research and reporting skills, develop strong writing and editing techniques, and practice advanced production methods for text, audio, video, and interactive storytelling in student media organizations, lab classes, and internships.

In Journalism and Media Communication course from Otterbein University you might:

  • Write and edit a campus news story.
  • Broadcast live on the air for Otterbein’s radio station, WOBN, 97.5 FM;
  • Produce and report the news and sports on, our own television station;
  • Learn how to optimize website traffic via social media and then analyze audience statistics;
  • Tell stories from inside local communities in order to advocate for social change.
  • Design your own newsletter or website.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Reporting and News Writing
  • Media in a Global Society
  • Race, Gender, Class and Media

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

  • Common Application, including essay.
  • $50 Application fee.
  • Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12).
  • Official Bank Statement(s) and Sponsor Guarantee form.
  • Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable).
  • All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center.
  • Foreign language documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution, a certified translator or English teacher.
  • SAT and ACT test scores and letters of recommendation are optional and may be submitted if they strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32624 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westerville

1189 - 1962 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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