Journalism, B.A.

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If you’re passionate about storytelling, about staying informed — and informing others — and you want to impact the world of journalism and media in truly profound ways, PBA's journalism major may be for you.

College of the Arts

West Palm Beach



Why Earn a Degree in Journalism from PBA?

In a world of converging media, a great place to start is as a student in the journalism program at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Florida’s top Christian college. Through various courses in news producing, reporting, editing and more, you’ll be prepared to work in various media outlets.

“My professors taught me how to think critically about current events and global issues. They also taught me how to thrive in a world with an ever-changing media landscape, and what authentic, impactful communication looks like.”

Hannah Deadman-Arnst ’15

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Just a few of the opportunities you’ll be prepared for:

  • Television News Anchor/Reporter
  • YouTube Content Creator/Host
  • Podcast Presenter
  • Journalist
    • Investigative Journalist
    • Multimedia Journalist
    • Photo Journalist
  •    Writer
    • Copywriter
    • Content Writer
    • Speech Writer
    • Grant Writer
    • Opinion Editorial Writer
  • Video Editor
  • Television News Producer
  • Sports Reporter
  • Web Producer
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sports Information Director
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Capitol Hill Staffer
  • Entrepreneur

The Beacon Today is Palm Beach Atlantic University’s award-winning digital-only campus news organization. This student-led news outlet follows the motto, “Act locally, think globally” while covering campus, community and national news for both the web and social media platforms. Read more and learn how to get involved here.

Not sure about the major? Check out the minor option here

Program Courses

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.

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