What Are Some Popular Broadcasting Schools in the U.S.?

Broadcast programs examine the technical and creative skills behind reporting and producing broadcasts. Read on to learn about some popular schools in the U.S. offering broadcasting programs. Schools offering Journalism degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Popular Broadcast Program Schools-Overview

Certificate and degree programs in broadcast journalism and related majors are available at colleges and universities across the county, including Boston University, City College of San Francisco and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A degree in broadcast journalism can be an excellent tool for students who wish to enter a career path related to the field. Degrees are offered at a wide range of levels and are available to both complete novices and seasoned professionals.

Important Facts About Broadcasting Degrees

Prerequisites High school diploma or GED equivalent for a bachelor's
Degree Fields Multimedia journalism, television production, new media journalism
Online Availability Some programs are available online
Possible Careers Television anchor, studio producer, magazine editor

Boston University

Boston University's College of Communication offers broadcast journalism programs at the bachelor's and master's degree levels. In the undergraduate program, students explore reporting with audio and video, as well as learn about the television or online radio newsroom. They also choose from classes in video enterprise reporting, narrative radio or documentary production. The 3-semester master's program in media ventures trains students on the latest in digital equipment, while also addressing traditional media platforms. Broadcast journalism students also have the opportunity to intern at various media outlets throughout Boston, which is the seventh-largest media market in the country.

City College of San Francisco

City College of San Francisco offers more than a dozen certificate programs in broadcast media arts, including broadcast motion graphics, digital radio management, multimedia journalism, sound recording and television production. These programs prepare students for entry-level work in broadcast media or transfer to a degree program. City College of San Francisco has standard- and high-definition production studios, and students have an opportunity to intern with Educational Access Television, which operates two cable channels.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers a Bachelor of Science in Journalism program. The school features state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, where students can learn to write and report the news, as well as operate the technical equipment needed to broadcast the news. The College of Media is home to Illinois Public Media, which operates AM and FM radio stations, a television station and a website. Additionally, the university's Communications Library is considered one of the country's best.

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