Major in Photojournalism

Become a photojournalist • Learn to tell stories through photos • Change the world

Use your photography to tell important stories

In our visual society, images have the power to convey information and emotion that words sometimes cannot capture. In the photojournalism program, you will combine technical expertise in photography with training in journalism to capture the human side of news and tell the stories of your community.

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What to expect as a Photojournalism student at JBU

Message Expression & Analysis

We'll teach you to effectively express oral, written and photographic messages in persuasive and ethical ways. Plus you'll learn to analyze verbal and nonverbal messages in different contexts to assess effectiveness.

Technical Proficiency

Drawing on the resources of our photography program, students will have access to state-of-the-art equipment, studios and lighting. Our professors will help you master it all.

Collaboration & Teamwork

Employers say that the ability to work collaboratively with a team is one of the most important traits they look for in a job candidate. So we built our coursework to help you practice and build those skills.

Creative Innovation

Learn to approach your work from new and creative ways — a competency that will apply to many areas of your professional life.

Critical Thinking

Employers want people who can think critically and responsibly as they respond to news or issues happening around them.

Save money on an MBA

At JBU, many of our programs offer a shortened path to an MBA, finishing your bachelor's degree and an MBA in 5 years. It saves you time and money. Plus, with our flexible graduate school format, you can graduate with a bachelor's and begin a full-time job while finishing your MBA online from wherever you live.

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Find out if JBU is right for you. You'll experience what makes JBU different and meet your counselor in person. Come for one of our Preview Days or for an individual visit.

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