Our program is tailored to your goals. Youll start by gaining a firm foundation in communications and journalism with courses in effective speaking, concise writing, and critical thinking. Then youll enter the experiential phase, where youll pinpoint a concentration to gain specific knowledge and hands-on experience. Youll work with mentors who are thought influencers in the fieldthe Suffolk classroom and the city beyond is your oyster.
Choose from concentrations in:
This concentration teaches you how to package thoughts, concepts, and products. Youll begin with two basics: communication theory and basic presentation skills. Then youll advance to design and production, copywriting, media planning, and new media and markets.
In addition to the basics of communication theory and presentation skills, youll gain invaluable experience at our two campus TV shows, Communication Studies Savvy messaging is essential in a variety of fields, from law to public relations to politics. Classes in this versatile concentration include persuasion, the rhetoric of protest, and organizational communication.
Get hands-on experience in film and video coupled with a broadened worldview: Our concentration has a global scope, with seminars on Middle Eastern cinema, feminist struggle in developing nations, and the Asian diaspora. State-of-the-art editing equipment and film labs provide hands-on learning.
Media is an evolving concept, constantly innovating as technology develops. This concentration blends key courses in cinema, media production, and law with for-credit internships in TV production, film-making, media law, and business.
As the pendulum swings from print to digital journalism, youll gain universal skills that can be applied in print and online, including copyediting, feature writing, criticism, and reportingand many of these courses are taught by distinguished reporters. Youll also meet guest lecturers culled from the citys talent pool, including prizewinning Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and Vanity Fair editor-at-large Cullen Murphy.
Full-time: 12-17 credits per semester $16,265Start date 2016 Credits 126 credits
Students must complete a minimum of 126 credits for graduation.Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
Whatever you study in Communication and Journalism, you'll have a range of career options that span the globe. Our program is tailored to your goals. Youll start by gaining a firm foundation in communications and journalism with courses in effective speaking, concise writing, and critical thinking. Then youll enter the experiential phase, where youll pinpoint a concentration to gain specific knowledge and hands-on experience.
Students must complete a minimum of 126 credits for graduation. Core degree requirements are listed in the Academic Catalog.Major Requirements: 12 courses, 48 credits
Students must complete the Communication and Journalism (CJN) core requirements and the requirements of a concentration in the Department of Communication and Journalism in one of the following areas: advertising, communication studies, film, media, broadcast journalism, print journalism, and public relations. All CJN majors require a minimum of 12 courses (48 credits) of CJN coursework.
In addition, all CJN students must also complete the general requirements for their chosen undergraduate degree:
All students majoring in Communication and Journalism must have their program of study approved by an advisor from the department each semester prior to registering for classes.Department Core Requirements All CJN majors must take the following core courses:
An introduction to the discipline addressing social science, humanities and practical art approaches to the study of communication. Students investigate the broad themes and foundational concepts which unify the discipline in order to understand the diverse fields, functions and purposes of communication. Normally offered every semester.
Offered Both Fall and Spring
The development, delivery of oral presentations. Students develop skills in oral and physical delivery, organization, persuasion, critical thinking and use of support media.
Offered Both Fall and Spring
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 77
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you totake an IELTS test. More About IELTS
We do not use specific minimums for scores or grades in the decision process, but weigh all factors together to gain a whole view of you and your potential for success as a Suffolk University student:
In high school, you should have completed:
We may also consider other factors in the review process, such as:
We are also very interested in personal qualities that will offer us further insights into you as an applicant, including:
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Suffolk University.