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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The major in Broadcast Journalism balances the breadth of the liberal arts and sciences curriculum with the depth of a professional curriculum in broadcast journalism, along with a choice of unrestricted electives to provide a well-rounded educational experience. Majors must complete 120 credits with a minimum of 40 credits at the 300-400 levels. Majors will complete a minimum of 42 credits in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum, 45 credits in the broadcast journalism program, and the remaining credits will be available as unrestricted electives. Internships, while not formally required, are strongly encouraged to gain additional insight into the journalism profession.

The goal of the broadcast journalism curriculum is to prepare a graduate for a career in the journalism profession.
Transfer and Tri-College University credits applied to the major must be approved in writing using MSUM&�s Course Substitution document, appear in an articulated agreement between MSUM and another university, or appear in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 56563

Labor Market Information

  • Radio and Television Announcers

  • Median wage: $16.73/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Broadcast News Analysts

  • Median wage: $22.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Communications Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,869/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Reporters and Correspondents

  • Median wage: $16.58/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
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