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Journalism

Macomb offers the foundational Writing News for Publication course required as the starting point of most four-year journalism programs. In it, you will learn how to write in the journalistic styled favored by most newspapers, magazines and online publications. You will be introduced to hard news and feature writing, as you gain experience in interviewing and information gathering.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Journalism

  1. Save $18,000+/80% of our students leave debt free
  2. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available
  3. What you need to succeed, including free tutoring

Career Opportunities in Journalism

Career opportunities for those who have earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications include newspaper reporter, editor, columnist, staff writer, web content writer, copywriter, freelance writer, foreign correspondent and public relations specialist.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Journalism Course and other courses transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Journalism at Macomb?

For more information on Journalism at Macomb, contact the Associate Dean, Humanities at South: 586.445.7251, AandS.south@macomb.edu or at Center: 586.286.2282, AandS.center@macomb.edu.

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