Non-traditional age, white college student with glasses sitting at a computer.

"The most exciting thing about UWW is the variety of people in our courses...we all want to continue our education." -UWW student

journalism studies

Journalism is foundational to democracy.

At UMass UWW you can finish your bachelor's degree online with a focus in journalism studies and get the cutting-edge skills you need to advance in this rapidly evolving field. 

Whether you are a seasoned journalist or new to the field, UMass UWW will provide you an outstanding journalism education to help prepare you for a host of important and dynamic professions in the field of journalism.

And best of all, our flexible journalism education program gives you the opportunity to bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience. This accelerates your degree and saves you money. 

award-winner instructors. journalism studies courses you need. 

You will study with award winning instructors and professional journalists at the top of their field through the nationally recognized UMass Amherst Journalism Department.

Journalism studies course topics will include news writing and reporting, interviewing skills, visual storytelling, journalism ethics, journalism and law, magazine writing, public relations, social media, food writing, media and politics and more. 

a great journalism education. credit & support you deserve. 

The University Without Walls (UWW) is an academic program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst designed to help adults just like you complete your first bachelor's degree online at a world-class public university.

At UMass UWW, you can design your own program of study in journalism, bring in or earn up to 105 credits for your prior coursework, prior learning, and work & life experience, and finish your bachelor's degree online without ever having to come to campus. Or take advantage of blended and on-campus courses. 

time tested, custom-built for adults like you. 

For over 45 years, UMass UWW has been serving adult students like you. We understand the daily challenges you face balancing work, family and community responsibilities, and are committed to providing flexible options and outstanding one-on-one support from your first class through graduation.

Contact us to learn why so many adults choose UMass UWW for their journalism education.