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Program at a Glance

College of Sciences
Nicholson Schl of Comm & Media
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Journalism B.A. provides students with the skills and knowledge leading to careers in electronic and digital media. It is a limited-access degree program, which means a separate application must be submitted directly to the Nicholson School of Communication and Media in order to be considered for admission. Students choose from two focus areas:

  • Digital News. For students who wish to work as writers, reporters, editors and photographers for the news media, primarily websites, newspapers and magazines.
  • Electronic News. For students who desire to work in broadcast news as reporters, photographers, anchors or broadcast sports journalists.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Advertising Copy Writer
  • Advertising Editor
  • Author
  • Biographer
  • Braille Proofreader
  • Clerical Proofreader
  • Copy Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Copywriter
  • Format Proofreader
  • Journalism Professor
  • Lyricist
  • Media Arts Professor
  • Novelist
  • Playwright
  • Proofreader
  • Publications Editor
  • Rewrite Editor
  • Short Story Writer
  • Television Writer
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