Students working on antelope newspaper

About the Broadcasting and Journalism Degree Program

On Campus

Having dedicated, skilled journalists has never been more critical. With a Journalism degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, you will learn to report, write and produce news stories for a variety of media ranging from newspapers and magazines to television, radio and web. 

Led by experienced, enthusiastic professors, the communications faculty will offer you guidance, knowledge, tools and skills required to succeed in today’s media environment, making sure you're fully prepared for both print and digital media careers. You will dive deep into fundamentals required for effective communication in an ever-changing world, such as how to tell a story in a compelling way, tools for connecting with readers, the value of accurate information-gathering, guidelines for ethical decision-making and the need for strong communication skills.

Interactive classroom spaces and practical experience are cornerstones of the journalism program, and students will have the opportunity to be involved in all levels of the reporting process working for the weekly Antelope newspaper.

Journalism Program at a Glance


Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to 体育菠菜大平台.

Degree Received

Media Studies Comprehensive - Broadcasting and Journalism Emphasis, Bachelor of Science

Minor Offered

Journalism minor available on-campus


Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

What can you do with a Journalism Degree

Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Journalism graduates work for.


  • Print, TV, radio and electronic media
  • Writer
  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Photojournalist
  • Columnist
  • Analyst
  • Correspondent
  • Corporate Writer
  • Announcer, TV or radio


  • Kearney Hub
  • Washington Post
  • WJAG (Norfolk, NE)
  • 10/11 News
  • Grand Island Independent
  • Max Country 104.9 (York, NE)

Related Programs

Communication Studies Comprehensive