A student producer works the camera equipment in Cronkite News.

Undergraduate Dual Degrees

Study journalism alongside a second discipline through a dual degree program.

The Cronkite School offers students the opportunity to study journalism alongside a second discipline at Arizona State University through its dual degree programs. These programs allow students to graduate with two ASU degrees by streamlining the admissions process and course requirements.

To pursue a dual degree program, please select the dual degree program of your choice when applying to Arizona State University. If you have already been accepted to ASU and wish to pursue a dual degree program, please contact your adviser

Dual degrees in Journalism and Graphic Information Technology

Earn a BA in Journalism through the Cronkite School and a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Information Technology through the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Students engage in immersive, hands-on learning in areas such as digital reporting, videography, news writing, web design and development and news game creation. With the graphic information technology degree, students select between Web development and gaming animation as an area of focus. Cronkite’s journalism degree requires a professional internship as well as participation in the school’s New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab, where students design and create cutting-edge digital media products for clients.

Dual degrees in Journalism and Meteorology

Earn a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the Cronkite School and a Bachelor of Science in Geography (Meteorology-Climatology) from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. Students take courses in synoptic, physical and dynamic meteorology as well as geographic research methods through the School of Geographical Sciences. At Cronkite, they take advanced-level classes in reporting, videography and multimedia journalism. Students also get the opportunity to report the weather for Cronkite News, the Cronkite School’s award-winning student news broadcast, which airs nightly on Arizona PBS to more than 1.9 million households.

Dual degrees in Journalism and Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies

Earn a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism through the Cronkite School and a Bachelor of Arts in Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies through the School of Transborder Studies.

Students study journalism and U.S.-Mexico borderland issues, preparing them for a variety of advanced reporting, legal, governmental and social service careers. The program offers three different focus areas in the School of Transborder Studies: media and expressive culture, transborder community development and health or U.S. and Mexican regional immigration policy and economy. At the Cronkite School, students take a variety of advanced journalism skills courses as well as a signature professional program such as the Cronkite News daily newscast and website.

Our graduate dual degrees

MD/MMC

Through a partnership between the Cronkite School and the Mayo Clinic’s Alix School of Medicine, the MD/Master of Mass Communication program prepares physicians to be a strong voice for health and change.

Journalism and legal studies

In this program, the Cronkite School and ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law prepare students who want to ground their journalism in a deep understanding of legal issues.

Journalism and sustainability

This dual master’s degree program is ideal for graduate students interested in careers reporting on environmental issues and alternative energy.