Do you enjoy writing? Are you interested in looking for a story to tell?

Journalism prepares students in the writing, reporting, and critical thinking skills required for jobs in the news media or for transfer to a journalism program at a four-year institution.

This program is in the interest areas:

Career Opportunities

The journalism program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Copy Editor
  • Script Writer
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Columnist

With additional education:

  • Editor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Speech Writer


Change your life with a journalism degree. Our program gives you options to explore.

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.