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Journalism Schools in Massachusetts

There are five Massachusetts schools offering journalism programs. In 2010, 635 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts journalism schools. 520 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 114 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 604 students graduate from journalism programs in this state each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from journalism programs. Specifically, one student graduated with journalism certificates, 520 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 114 with a master's level degree.

Five journalism schools are located in this state. And of these, while two schools are public, three schools are private. Tuition at a public journalism school varies from $7,230 to $11,917, while tuition at a private journalism school varies from $28,526 to $39,212.

Average tuition for journalism programs is $20,489. While the highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $39,212 every year, is at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,230 every year, is at Salem State University.

Massachusetts schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in journalism.

Journalism Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, 604 students graduate from journalism programs in this state each year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from journalism programs. Specifically, one student graduated with journalism certificates, 520 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 114 with a master's level degree.

Journalism Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 408
  • Bachelor 2007: 420
  • Bachelor 2008: 459
  • Bachelor 2009: 513
  • Bachelor 2010: 520
  • Master 2006: 154
  • Master 2007: 131
  • Master 2008: 115
  • Master 2009: 121
  • Master 2010: 114

Journalism Program Availability in Massachusetts

Massachusetts schools offer a total of 16 programs in journalism. Of these programs, about 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Journalism Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 7

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36260
  • 25th Percentile: 50100
  • Median: 70030
  • 75th Percentile: 143470
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26520
  • 25th Percentile: 31920
  • Median: 46520
  • 75th Percentile: 72070
  • 90th Percentile: 114030

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67915
  • Median Salary 2007: 69860
  • Median Salary 2008: 61660
  • Median Salary 2009: 65845
  • Median Salary 2010: 70030
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36040
  • Median Salary 2007: 37070
  • Median Salary 2008: 32050
  • Median Salary 2009: 38730
  • Median Salary 2010: 46520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1205
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1010
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1250

Massachusetts vs National Journalism Employment

Massachusetts vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 2.657% (1350)

Journalism Schools in Massachusetts

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1. Emerson College

120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
(617) 824-8500

Emerson College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA. It offers four journalism programs. More specifically, students are offered two journalism degrees at the bachelor's level by this liberal arts college and two master's level degrees in journalism. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering journalism.

2. Eastern Nazarene College

23 E Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170-2999
(617) 745-3000x3706

Eastern Nazarene College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1900. This school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Quincy, MA. It offers subjects such as criminal justice and healthcare. This school offers two certificates, six associates level degrees, 47 degrees at the bachelors level, and nine masters level degrees to students. 1,016 students sought degrees from the 55 programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

3. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University offers two programs in journalism. This school offers students two journalism degrees at the bachelor's level. SU is located in the center of Boston. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering journalism.

4. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
(617) 253-1000

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers one program in journalism and this university, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Cambridge, MA. This research university is a 4-year research institution. MIT is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering journalism.

5. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University is located in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts and Salem State offers one program in journalism. This school is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. This mid-sized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering journalism programs.

6. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers two programs in journalism. Specifically, it offers students one journalism certificate and one degree at the bachelor's level in journalism. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. UMass Amherst is the third largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering journalism in terms of programs.