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Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Why Choose the Journalism Certificate?

The Journalism certificate provides students with training in basic journalistic writing and editing, serving as an excellent complement to communications-related majors.

Admission Requirements

This Journalism certificate is open to any student admitted to Ferris State University. The certificate is designed to complement any Ferris major program, or to provide additional post-baccalaureate skills and training.  

Graduation Requirements

This certificate requires of a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in these courses.  At least 50% of the credits of the certificate must be Ferris State University credits. No more than six credits from this certificate may count towards completion of an academic major.  

More Information

ADVISOR: Steven Fox 
PHONE: 231-591-2529

Department of Languages and Literature
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 3080
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
Phone: 231-591-3988

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Writing for Mass Media
Feature and Opinion Writing
Publication Editing