If you want a career in journalism or strategic
communications, you need a strong foundation of professional knowledge, values
We are accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC). Here are our Retention and Graduation Rates.
Employers want you to have critical thinking and problem
solving skills. They want you to tell good stories across many different media.
Today’s professionals in journalism, advertising, and public relations need to
use data and analytics to engage audiences and create compelling content.
Ball State’s journalism and strategic communications faculty
and staff embrace these challenges and changes. We can prepare you to be a
leader, whether you are an undergraduate student, a graduate student, or you
are seeking a non-degree certificate.
Our creative approaches to journalism and
strategic communications allow you to quickly gain experience (starting in your
first semester) through immersive learning projects, student groups, and
We offer you the flexibility to earn your
Journalism or PR graduate degree online, on campus, or in a blended format. We
also offer certificates if you seek a program that sharpens your skills while requiring
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