Journalism is an exciting field where professionals have their fingers on the pulse of current affairs — telling stories, providing insight, and sharing perspectives.
UFV’s four-course Essentials of Journalism associate certificate taps into your natural curiosity about the world and covers key elements of journalism such as researching, investigating, interpreting, and presenting information. Learn to conduct a successful interview and write a compelling story, while being aware of the laws and ethics in the field.
You can complete an Essentials of Journalism associate certificate as part of a Bachelor of Arts or take the credential on its own to enhance your employment opportunities in workplace environments that may require basic journalism skills and knowledge.
The Essentials of Journalism associate certificate can enhance a resumé for anyone applying to occupations that involve dealing with information.
Journalistic skills are an asset to a wide variety of jobs, including work in human resources, journalism, media production and criticism, public relations, sales and marketing, tourism, and web design.