Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Emerging Media

The Media and Entertainment degree at KSU will prepare you for a creative digital media industry career. You will gain insight into the skills needed like podcasting, filmmaking, screenwriting, film and video production and many more.

The Media and Entertainment degree will challenge you to explore the critical ways in which communication and media connect with and affect our lives, society, and culture. With the media degree, you’ll learn about the forms and effects of media, including radio, film, television, print, and electronic media. 

As a media and entertainment degree component, you’ll engage with creative analysis, production, and research into traditional and emerging forms of media. With a focus on media history, media institutions, theory and research, production, ethics, policy, management, and technology, you’ll learn the significance and study their effects on modern life.

With our world-class resources and facilities, you will have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge technologies with genuine encouragement to interact with these technologies as a comprehensive, hands-on process.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

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Journalism and Emerging Media Degree Pathway
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Journalism and Emerging Media Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Global Learning Opportunity – As a KSU School of Communication and Media student, you can fulfill some of your classwork through study abroad in Milan, Italy, Madrid, Spain, or job shadow in Sussex, UK.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a journalism and emerging media graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment in rapidly growing and innovative fields.

What can you do with a Journalism and Emerging Media degree?

As a Journalism and Emerging Media major, you can pursue various degree paths based on the skills and knowledge you gained during the pursuit of your degree.  Below are a few career paths to consider:

  • Advertising Account Manager
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Communications Manager
  • Content Writer
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Researcher
  • News Analyst

Journalism and Emerging Media Salary and Career Information

A Journalism and Emerging Media career offer many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Emerging Media from KSU.


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Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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School of Communication & Media

Kennesaw State University
School of Communication & Media
Social Sciences Bldg #402, Rm 5106 
402 Bartow Ave, MD 2207 
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

Phone: 470-578-6298

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