BS In Digital Media And Journalism Digital Journalism
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Aug 23, 2021
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Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Create Captivating Content for Audiences Living in the Digital Age

Are you passionate about sharing your vision and creating content that will teach, inspire, motivate, inform, or entertain others? By earning Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Digital Media and Journalism – Digital Journalism degree, you are giving yourself the opportunity to learn how to professionally develop interesting digital content.

With our digital journalism degree, you could pursue careers in entertainment journalism, news reporting, social media, blogging, or writing and editing original content. Get ready to reach your audience with whatever message you’re excited about. Our degree will help you get there.


Why Choose Liberty’s Digital Media and Journalism Program?

At Liberty University, our mission is Training Champions for Christ, so we strive for excellence in all that we do. Here are some of the things you can look forward to in your digital media and journalism program:

  • Each of your courses will be integrated with biblical principles so you can learn to incorporate Christian ethics into your profession and be a leader of integrity.
  • Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This means you can have confidence that your program has met rigorous accreditation standards and will help you land your dream job.
  • Your professors have years of real-life digital media and journalism experience to share with you. Plus, they care about your progress spiritually – as well as academically – and are committed to praying for you and mentoring you.
  • You are guaranteed hands-on experience in your field and networking opportunities with a required practicum and internship.

What Will You Learn in Our Digital Journalism Specialization?

Our digital media concentration is designed to teach you how to navigate the digital age by creating content that will captivate your target audience. You will learn topics like reporting and production for television, news writing and reporting, managing digital magazines and news sources, and investigative reporting. You will also have the opportunity to choose between courses on documentary filmmaking and photojournalism.

In your core courses, you will learn all the skills you’ll need to excel in media or journalism. Some of the things you’ll study include:

  • Ethical principles for working in the media industry
  • How society and cultures affect media and vice versa
  • How to write for various mediums including the news, social media, and digital formats
  • Television studio production
  • The fundamentals of editing, audio and video production, and media writing
  • The role and responsibilities of the digital producer

Review the Degree Completion Plan (coming soon), and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

DIGI 310 – The Digital Producer and Director

DIGI 333 – Intermediate Video Production

DIGI 370 – Studio Production

JOUR 220 – News Writing and Reporting I

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Highlights of Our B.S. in Digital Media and Journalism Program

  • Our curriculum focuses on experiential and hands-on learning.
  • Learn and train with over $1 million in state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
  • Build your professional portfolio while working in our radio and television studios, an on-campus sports network, client promotional projects, our student-run public relations firm, and our school newspaper.
  • Our degrees are career-focused. All of our instructors have both academic and professional credentials, with many of them working in their field as they teach. You can be confident that you are getting an excellent education taught by current industry professionals.
  • Our degrees emphasize integrity. As a nonprofit, Christian university, we aim to help raise the next generation of media professionals with unshakable ethics grounded in the Christian faith.

Digital Media and Journalism Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Digital Journalism Graduates

  • Blogger
  • Entertainment journalist
  • News director
  • Reporter
  • Social media manager
  • Writer/editor for digital content

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Admission essay
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Official high school transcripts
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.