Journalism Degree at Pierce College

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Journalism Degree

The journalism program at Pierce College 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 California 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. Pierce College offers an associate's degree program in journalism.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic3
White3

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 Pierce College, 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

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

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 California

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,...)

California State University - Northridge

Northridge, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Journalism (C,A)

Mount St. Mary's College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Journalism (A)

Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B)

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (A)

Moorpark College

Moorpark, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Journalism (A)

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Journalism (A)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Journalism (A)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Journalism (B,M)
  • Broadcast Journalism (B,M)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
74%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
29:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,472