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In the past, scribes with a "nose for news" entered the world of journalism through entry-level work at the copy desk of a daily paper. With today's sophisticated use of broadcast and print technology and software, and with demanding specializations in political, environmental, and education reporting, most people prepare for these careers in journalism schools and colleges.

Today, working journalists serve on newspapers and magazines, in television, radio, and documentary-film reporting, in public relations, and on the newest journalism frontier: Internet publishing.

Traditionally, the best preparation for journalism school began with undergraduate studies across the liberal arts spectrum, focusing on history, psychology, English rhetoric, and economics. With the advent of New Media, journalism colleges today emphasize training in software for print design, digital photo editing, and pagination, as well as on classes in traditional feature, news, and editorial writing. Journalism schools also offer graduate degrees in press marketing and media business management.



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Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing
  • Topped the list as Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report in 2019.
  • Regent is ranked among Top National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, 2019.
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MA: Creative Writing - Non-Fiction
  • One of the top-ranked universities in Florida, Saint Leo University offers over 50 accredited undergraduate degrees, programs and endorsements as well as master's and doctoral programs.
  • Saint Leo’s undergraduate and graduate online degree programs prepare you to take advantage of growing career opportunities in a variety of in-demand fields.
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BS: English and Writing: Creative Writing
  • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
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