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Master the art of storytelling through all types of media: print, video, audio, graphics, social, blogs, apps, and more.

A bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ball State University will prepare you with a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience that will provide you for an exciting career in a dynamic, rapidly evolving profession. Because journalism is all about being out there in the world—covering stories and uncovering the truth—our program emphasizes immersive projects and internships.

Through our program, you’ll gain a diverse set of skills across all facets of communication while getting to develop a deeper specialization in a single area through one of our concentrations.Ball State’s bachelor’s degree in journalism provides a comprehensive, hands-on learning environment for mastering the art of storytelling through all types of media: print, video, audio, graphics, social, blogs, apps, and more. Students gain journalistic experience in state-of-the-art facilities using the latest cutting-edge technology in student media organizations, professional student organizations, and a working newsroom lab. 

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