Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication strives to educate tomorrow’s leaders in the exciting world of journalism and mass communication. Graduates have mastered basic skills common to all media: writing, gathering information and effectively communicating information to others. They work around the world in a variety of professions that involve planning, message or program production, publication and evaluation. The school welcomes students from other Drake majors who want to take a class or two to sharpen their critical thinking skills as media consumers.
The program is based on a series of core competencies that students are expected to have.
Our students will:
The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication awards the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. In all its programs, the school is committed to a philosophy of professional education that emphasizes liberal arts studies.
The Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication provides professional experience in a media-rich environment and professional mentors for life.
Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication strives to educate strategic, global thinkers with diverse media and communication skills and a solid ethical underpinning who are prepared to respond to a rapidly changing media environment.
Apply Now - Application for Fall 2017
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Mid-October - Application & scholarship review begins for Fall 2017 students
October 20 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 21 - Campus Preview Half-Day
October 28 - Project Teach: Visit and View Teacher Ed@Drake
October 29 - Politics Visit Day
November 4 - Business BlueChip Expo Visit Day
November 5 - STEM@Drake Visit Day
November 14 - Campus Preview Day
December 1 - Early Action Priority Deadline