Journalism Degree at University of Georgia (UGA)

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Journalism Degree

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

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Georgia offers a bachelor's degree program in journalism.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male32
Female89

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian8
Black11
Hispanic4
White97

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Journalism program at University of Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Court Reporters

Description

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

Description

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

Description

Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

Reporters and Correspondents

Description

Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, reporters and correspondents employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -7.5% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Athens-Clarke County, GA
    • Total Employment: 30
    • Average Hourly Rate: $13.26
    • Average Annual Salary: $27,580

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 210 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Georgia College & State University

Milledgeville, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 60 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 63 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Savannah State University

Savannah, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 29 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

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