Journalism and Mass Communication, BA
Why study journalism at the Cronkite School?
Media skills and strategies for your success
Build and bolster your skills in impactful reporting, broadcast & podcast production, campaign creation, audience analytics, multimedia projects, new media innovation and beyond. Your Cronkite education will support your journey wherever your career aspirations lead you in professional journalism and strategic communications.
With immersive programs in digital media, public affairs reporting, broadcast news, digital innovation, public relations, sports reporting, Spanish-language news and more, Cronkite offers a real-world education for the digital media world of today and tomorrow.
Learn coast to coast, and beyond!
Students can spend semesters working in Cronkite News, our sports bureau or our strategic communications agencies in Phoenix, Washington and Los Angeles, or travel internationally on Study Abroad experiences just for Cronkite Students!
The “teaching hospital” model
The Cronkite School’s acclaimed “teaching hospital” model of education offers students real-world training in live newsroom and agency environments under the supervision of top professionals. The school is home to Arizona PBS, the largest media outlet operated by a journalism school in the world.
Cronkite’s career services
Each year, the Cronkite Career Services team places nearly 500 students in internships at more than 225 companies across the country. In addition to hosting recruiters and networking events, the team also provides comprehensive professional branding and career planning services.
Get sought-after digital marketing skills
Students may add a minor in digital audiences and learn key digital marketing skills in social media, search engines, analytics platforms, digital strategy and more.