We live in a time when news, information, and advertising are on a 24/7 schedule. Podcasts, blogs, newscasts, social media—content is king and you want to be part of it. You love the fast pace and the energy that surrounds the production as well as the result. You want to be where things are happening—and be the first to share it with the world.
At Harford Community College, we offer degree and certificate programs that prepare you not only for the media world but to successfully transfer your curiosity and skills to a four-year institution or the workforce.
No. of Credits:
Associate of Applied Science: 60
Journalism/New Media and Advertising:
Production and Announcing in the Electronic Media:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your journalism/new media and advertising studies.
What kind of courses can I expect to take?
Develop a strong background in journalism/new media and advertising through required courses and electives like these at Harford:
Television Studio Production
Introduction to Journalism
Introduction to Electronic Media
Video Production and Editing
Introduction to Social Media
What can I do when I complete this program?
With a degree in Mass Communication from Harford, you can prepare for transfer to a four-year institution to complete your bachelor's degree and/or enter the workforce in entry-level employment in social media, new media, marketing, advertising, and media sales.
Top Transfer Destinations
- University of Baltimore
- Towson University
- Frostburg University
- Stevenson University
- University of Maryland
- Account Executive
- Digital/Social Media Strategist
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