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Overview for Photojournalism

A program that focuses on the use of still and motion photography in journalism and prepares individuals to function as news photographers and photographic editors. Includes instruction in photography, journalism, studio procedures and techniques, camera and equipment operation and technique, news editing, print and film editing, news scene composition, subject surveillance, media law and policy, news team field operations, and professional standards and ethics.

Careers for Photojournalism Majors

A major in Photojournalism is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Photojournalism

Top 13 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Photojournalism among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
 Corcoran College of Art and Design
Washington, DC
 7
(10.4%)
 $28,160 
 Brooks Institute
Santa Barbara, CA
 54
(10.3%)
Moderately Selective$26,820 
Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA
 6
(1.0%)
Less Selective$21,334 
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Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY
 23
(1.0%)
Less Selective$17,784 
Ohio University-Main Campus
Athens, OH
 34
(0.8%)
Less Selective$17,871 
Oakwood University
Huntsville, AL
 2
(0.8%)
Moderately Selective$13,834 
Prescott College
Prescott, AZ
 1
(0.5%)
 $24,643 
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Wilmington University
New Castle, DE
 4
(0.4%)
Open Admissions$9,080 
Kent State University Kent Campus
Kent, OH
 16
(0.4%)
Less Selective$16,418 
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI
 11
(0.3%)
Less Selective$22,590 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.