Journalism studies will equip you with the ability to investigate, ask questions and synthesize information into stories for print or electronic media. Regardless of the medium, the principles of communication are the same.
Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates
Career Title: Public Relations Specialist*
Potential Earnings: $58,020 annually
Market Growth Rate: Average, 5 - 9 %
Reporter or Correspondent*
Potential Earnings: $37,820 annually
Market Growth Rate: Declining, -2 % or lower
Potential Earnings: $131,180 annually
Market Growth Rate: Faster than average, 10 - 14 %
Potential Earnings: $69,850 annually
Market Growth Rate: Faster than average, 10-14 %
* Requires bachelors degree or more
Degrees and Certificates
The Associate of Arts degree in Journalism or Communications consists of 60 credit hours of coursework including 42 hours of core curriculum requirements and 18 hours of lower-level journalism coursework.