Regardless of your medium, it is more important than ever before that journalists are equipped with the skills to take their own photos, shoot their own video and write a compelling story. Concordia’s integrated approach to multimedia journalism will teach you the skills you need to succeed.

Learn from professors who have made a name for themselves in print and video – some of whom still work full time for the local media.

Being able to explore different media options within a single program allowed me to develop areas of weakness I would have otherwise dismissed as well as strengthen already existing skills. I gained the necessary flexibility needed for a field that is increasingly expecting its journalists to understand and produce multimedia work. - Amber Morgan '15

Programs of Study

Major or Minor in Multimedia Journalism

This interdisciplinary program combines art, communication, and English. In fact, many students pair a major in multimedia journalism with a minor in art, communication, English, or political science.

Should I study multimedia journalism?

Successful completion of the major or minor in multimedia journalism will enable you to:

  • Understand the changing role and importance of journalism in modern society
  • Use rich, precise, and illuminating language
  • Construct skillful narratives
  • Find and assess relevant facts, interpret them, and present them in a context that is concise, fair, and accurate
  • Show familiarity with the major ethical and legal issues in journalism

If you value these skills, a major or minor in multimedia journalism may be a great choice for you.

Degree Requirements and Courses

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Dr. Donald E. Rice

Professor, Communication Studies Communication Studies, Greek and Roman Studies