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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Communication, Art & Design

About the Program

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive two-year Journalism Seneca Diploma program. 

In this two-year Seneca and York University dual credential Journalism program, you will gain knowledge, skills and experiences in storytelling and communicating various forms of information to the public through different delivery methods.

You will experience hands-on learning opportunities in television, radio, digital journalism and documentaries as you train to research, analyze media, write and perform on camera.

To be eligible for this program, you must be a York University student who has completed:

  • Two years of a BA program or
  • Three years of an honours BA program

To confirm eligibility for this dual credential program, you will need to contact the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Academic Advising Services at York University.

Work Experience

Field Placement

As a student in Journalism, you’ll benefit from one hundred hours of field placement in a professional broadcast setting. This component is critical to your career success and a requirement for graduation.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Reporter
  • Videographer
  • Sportscaster
  • Digital journalist
  • Documentary maker
  • Video/audio recorder
  • Editor

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Media analysis
  • Writing
  • On-camera one performance
  • Research

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • 105.9 THE REGION

Success Story

Melissa Grelo

Journalism

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