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The BA in journalism and mass communication at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, one of the best journalism schools in the country, is a highly professional, hands-on degree program that prepares students for careers in media.
Undergraduate students at the journalism school learn the values and principles that have long formed the core of the journalism profession, and they master the highly specialized, practical skills needed to succeed in today's digital world and start a career in journalism or mass communication.
High-performing students can apply to the school's accelerated bachelor's degree and master's degree program, which allows for the completion of both degrees in five years. They can also become part of ASU's Barrett, The Honors College.
Journalism and Mass Communication (BA)
Journalism & Mass Communication, Walter Cronkite School of
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Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication graduates work for:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||6%||$63,630|
|Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||9.7%||$62,550|
|Film and Video Editors||17.6%||$57,210|
|Advertising and Promotions Managers||4.7%||$96,720|
|Radio and Television Announcers||-14.3%||$29,790|
|Broadcast News Analysts||-12.6%||$61,450|
|Reporters and Correspondents||-8.5%||$36,000|
|Media and Communication Workers, All Other||10.3%||$45,860|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||7.1%||$101,510|
|Public Relations Specialists||6.2%||$55,680|
|Social and Community Service Managers||9.5%||$62,740|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).