11 Courses Required

The Journalism with Concentration in Media Studies Certificate is currently closed to new applicants. Students currently enrolled in the certificate should contact the Certificate Program Representative listed below to discuss a plan to complete the certificate.

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The Journalism Certificate with a Concentration in Media Studies is designed for students who want it all. If your goal is not just to work in the news media, but to understand its role and influence upon other industries and aspects of daily life and someday to work at a higher level in the media, this program provides both the practical and the theoretical foundation you need for success. The concentration in Media Studies is open to all students, including international students studying on an F-1 visa. International Students start in the fall quarter and follow an intensive schedule of 12 units per quater to complete the entire certificate in three quarters. Course scheduling is subject to adjustment. Please visit our program website for access to internships, events and more.

Jennifer Polutan
(310) 825-7093

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $165.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $5,000.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $335.00
Estimated Total Cost: $5,500.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

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