Certificate in Community Journalism
The certificate program in community journalism provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of covering communities as a journalist including reporting, researching and crafting stories. In addition, they will learn the fundamentals of state and local government as well as the basic principles governing responsible, effective journalism.
Successful graduates of this program will be able to:
- demonstrate proper news coverage of state and local governments
- write news and feature stories
- articulate the historical roots and accepted practices of community journalism
This certificate requires 18 credit hours of certain courses. For full information, review the program requirements.