The School of Communication offers a journalism degree that will prepare you to work in a variety of formats.
The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism — formerly Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Reporting — is one part strong academics, one part insight and one part hands-on experience. You'll get started within our classes and then move outside into the professional world.
As a journalism major, you're in for some intense classes in writing, editing, multimedia, video production, newsgathering and reporting, among other electives to further your program of study.
"This is a highly competitive business. People come and go all the time, so you have to remain relevant, understand practical skills, be a self-starter, network and have a work ethic that will allow you to stay competitive," said Rolinson.
With a degree in journalism, you will have the opportunity to pursue various careers, such as:
Radio or Television Talent
Video News Editor
Web Program Reporter
Web Program Producer
Learn about where our graduates have gone on to build their careers.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
"With the hands-on experience in the classroom from day one, I was prepared for internships my sophomore year of college. Do as many internships as possible, the more real-world experience you have will help you excel," said Kimberly Keagy, WSAZ-TV.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
"I would not have been able to feel confident taking this role if it weren’t for the experiences Point Park has provided me. From learning the ins-and-outs of play-by-play and color commentary, from working with the Point Park Sports Network, to hosting and reporting for sports shows at U-View, I took every single skill I’ve learned throughout my time at Point Park and applied them to calling the game."