4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

In this two-year Seneca and York University concurrent 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 concurrent credential program, you will need to contact the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Academic Advising Services at York University.

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


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

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

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

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

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


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

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Melissa Grelo

A Former elementary school teacher, Melissa has become one of Seneca’s most recognizable graduates. She credits her training from the journalism program for leading her where she is today as co-host and moderator of the popular Canadian daytime talk show The Social.

Melissa Grelo

Read Melissa's success story