Journalism Education Certificate - Resident & Online

Journalism Education Certificate - Resident & Online

Important: This certificate plan is effective for those starting in the fall 2023 through summer 2024. This certificate plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change certificates.

Teachers who wish to add on an endorsement to teach journalism courses in grades 6-12.

Teachers who to wish serve as faculty sponsor for school yearbook, school newspaper, or other related extracurricular activities.

  • Teachers who are already licensed in any subject area
  • Teacher candidates who are enrolled in a teacher preparation program that leads to initial licensure in any subject area
Required Courses
DIGI 190Media Industry Ethics3
or JOUR 356 Social Media Writing
DIGI 220Writing for Media3
or JOUR 225 Media Writing
JOUR 354News Writing and Reporting II3
or WRIT 400 Editing for Publishing
JOUR 374Writing and Editing for Digital Magazine and Features3
or STCO 307 Strategic Communication
JOUR 485Investigative Reporting3
or WRIT 403 Technical Writing
Elective 13
Total Hours18

Choose any 100-400 level course not already required by the Certificate

Completion Requirements

  • 18 total hours
  • A minimum of 25% of hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • 2.0 GPA
  • No grade of “D” may be applied to the certificate
  • Submission of Certificate Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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