Certificate in Journalism & Mass Communication
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Program Details

The online Certificate in Journalism & Mass Communication program consists of 30 credit hours of Journalism courses that can also be applied toward the BS in Journalism. The curriculum covers topics in:

  • Writing Across Platforms
  • Journalism Law
  • Social Issues & Advertising
  • Media Ethics
  • History of Journalism
  • Critical & Persuasive Writing

…and more!

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score