A completed Concordia University Chicago admission application
Official transcripts of all college coursework from each institution attended
Any foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a Concordia-Chicago approved international credentialing service. Concordia-Chicago accepts evaluations from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE)
A certified document pledging financial support for the student's first year of study and without any unexpected events, enough funding from the same or an equally dependable source for the following years
Proof of graduation from a secondary school
72 (internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - CUC's DI code is 1140
6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
6.0 on the Password Skills Test
Successful completion of Level 112 at an ELS Language School (ELS) or certificate of Completion of Program from an English Language Institute (ELI), along with a recommendation of the program director
Our courses prepare you for working in all forms of journalism, writing for a range of traditional and new media, and working with public relations and publishing.
Journalism has shifted significantly in the past few years to embrace the digital age. From traditional newspapers to magazines to broadcast outlets, more and more journalists rely on the Web, blogs, video and social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr to gather information, report the news and engage with sources and audiences.
In this major, we train our future journalists how to research, write and craft stories for print or visual media and critically use the Internet and other new media platforms while applying traditional journalism practices and ethics. We will prepare you to fit into the ever–evolving media world.