Vibrant journalism has been part of the American experience since before America was a country, and its mission has always been to tell the stories of its communities–to help the public understand and respond to the world around it. At Eastern, journalism majors continue that tradition by learning to report across a variety of platforms: in print, digitally, and through broadcast. And they are armed with a strong liberal arts foundation that, besides journalism, can lead to careers in the law, education and the business world as well.
The strengths of our ACEJMC-accredited journalism program are a combination of
From Day One, students take courses in their major and can work at our award-winning, student media including a 30-minute, live TV newscast, newspaper, radio, and yearbook.
Our majors are active in organizations that add to the journalism conversation by honoring excellence and achievement and by celebrating professionalism in our field.
We love what we do, and we hope you will join us.
Completion time: 60 semester hours required for the major and 120 hours required for graduation
Accreditation: Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications