Cronkite student Susan Wong reports at THE 2021 NBA Finals. Cover Photo by Jordan Spurgeon

You belong at Cronkite

The Cronkite School’s world-renowned, hands-on programs in journalism, sports journalism and strategic communication let you pursue your passion during college, and prep you for your dream job after you graduate.

What you’ll study

Learn the tools and techniques you’ll need to become an on-air reporter, podcaster, sports anchor, digital marketer, producer, social media manager, corporate communicator and more! Explore our bachelor’s degrees, and consider adding a minor or specialization.

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Journalism and Mass Communication, BA

Master highly specialized, practical skills needed to succeed in today’s digital world to start a career in journalism or mass communication.

A student reports from a confetti-filled stadium at the Final Four.

Sports Journalism, BA

Prepare for a career in sports media through coursework in sports writing, sports photography, play-by-play coverage, gameday production, and team communications.

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Digital Audiences, BS

Work with real clients and earn skills in digital strategy, social media campaigns, SEO and analytics to prep for a career in digital marketing.

Where you’ll work

Cronkite’s dedicated career team guides you toward internships, jobs and professional development opportunities across media fields. You’ll find #CronkiteNation alumni working at:

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MTV News
E! Entertainment
The Washington Post

Who you’ll become

Alexis Berdine

My Cronkite School education and years of investigative and general ​assignment reporting prepared me for this incredible opportunity.

Alexis Berdine communications & development manager, Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation
Millard Thomas

In addition to trying to be the best graphic designer the Coyotes has ever seen, I also do a daily podcast covering the Diamondbacks for the Locked on Podcast Network, and multimedia work for the Cardinals’ and Arizona State’s Sports Illustrated affiliated websites.

Millard Thomas graphic designer, Arizona Coyotes
Daja E. Henry

I’m working as an education reporter, covering the public school system in Memphis, Tennessee…I’ve been able to take advantage of the partnerships we have, recording spots for the public radio stations, and appearing on our TV show, ‘Behind the Headlines.’

Daja E. Henry reporter, Daily Memphian

Who you’ll meet

The Cronkite community brings together storytellers, scholars and strategists on campus and online. Connect with the students, faculty and mentors who will become your professional network.

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Creators like you

Join the nation’s No. 1 college streaming station, an award-winning newspaper, a dedicated sports network, a fashion outlet or one of 20+ clubs and multicultural organizations.

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Sun Devils on campus

Join the Inferno at a football game, paint the “A” on A Mountain – and enjoy all the other traditions that bring Sun Devils together!

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Mentors who matter

Our faculty are award-winning journalists, top strategic communicators and world-class media scholars

Where you’ll live

Cronkite students attending classes in person live across the street from the school in Gordon Commons, just steps from the Phoenix Light Rail, the Suns’ arena, concert venues and more.

What’s next

Learn more about our opportunities

Plan your future at the Cronkite School. Tell us what type of student you are and we’ll get you the information you need.

Schedule a visit and tour

Explore our $71 million, six-story state-of-the-art facility with a Cronkite tour.

Apply to Cronkite now

Don’t wait! Launch your future in journalism and mass communication by applying today.

Keep up!

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