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Journalism Degree at University of Georgia
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Journalism Degree at University of Georgia

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Journalism Degree

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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

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

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male26
Female87

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian4
Black14
Hispanic4
White88
Multiple Races3

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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:

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, reporters and correspondents employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -8.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Athens-Clarke County, GA
    • Total Employment: 30
    • Average Hourly Rate: $14.90
    • Average Annual Salary: $30980

Editors

Description

Plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, editors employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -5.3% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Athens-Clarke County, GA
    • Total Employment: 60
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.55
    • Average Annual Salary: $48990

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
  • 91 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Paine College

Augusta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Journalism (B)
  • Broadcast Journalism (B)

Fort Valley State University

Fort Valley, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Savannah State University

Savannah, GA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

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