Journalism Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)
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The journalism program at University of Georgia prepares students for careers as a print journalist, local reporter, news editor, public relations assistant, advertising coordinate, news manager, or communication consultant. The program focuses on theory and the practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news. Program courses include: news writing and editing, reporting, photojournalism, layout and graphic design, journalism law and policy, professional standards and ethics, research methods, and journalism history and criticism. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer journalism degrees.
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Students Enrolled in the Journalism Program
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Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Journalism program at University of Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Broadcast News Analysts
Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
Reporters and Correspondents
Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.
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According to the BLS, reporters and correspondents employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -7.5% from 2010 to 2020
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Other schools offering Journalism Programs in Georgia
Journalism programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.
C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)
|Georgia State University|
180 students completed this program
|Georgia College & State University|
52 students completed this program
6 students completed this program
|Fort Valley State University|
Fort Valley, GA
10 students completed this program
|University of West Georgia|
46 students completed this program
|Georgia Southern University|
11 students completed this program
|Savannah State University|
43 students completed this program