Focus Area: Mass Media/Journalism

Researching, keeping track, and documenting LIFE itself -- changing! Start a Life.Changing career in Mass Media/Journalism with Indian Hills today!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)


Are you ready to explore the ever-changing and exciting world of Mass Media and Journalism? Let us walk you through all the steps as we analyze print media in newspapers and magazines and then jump to multimedia areas such as Internet, radio, television, public relations, and technical writing for private businesses! Now, your future career in Mass/Media Journalism may require you to meet with the general public regularly, travel, and address many different subject areas and topics under tight deadlines, but we know you’re down for the challenge! What are you waiting for? Let’s get to work writing your Life.Changing. career at Indian Hills!


What you will learn:
  • General history of media
  • Function of contemporary media
  • Writing and editing skills
  • Speaking and broadcast skills
  • Media styles of presentation
  • General communication law


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the details of this Focus Area below to see how our courses at Indian Hills Community College will help you get on your way to a Life.Changing. career as a Print and/or Broadcast Journalist, Public Relations Specialist, or a Magazine/Newspaper Editor!


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Got Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Craig!

Craig Payne, Program Director, English & Humanities
(641)-683-5111, ext. 1831 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1831
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