Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

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Why choose Journalism at PCC?

Portland Community College Journalism instructors include scholars, experienced media professionals, and working journalists. Internships may be available to students in Journalism. Contact the PCC Internship offices on each campus.

Degrees and certificates

PCC offers many options to meet your goals: short-term certificates, two-year degrees, and university transfer options.

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
University transfer 2 years at PCC + 2 years at university

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What will you learn?

We study the theory and practice of journalism, including:

  • Mass communication and society
  • Media literacy
  • Visual journalism
  • Writing for different media types

The information literacy and research skills you will learn are applicable in almost any field.

What will you do?

You will achieve a solid foundation in professional communication skills which could be the basis for continuing education and employment in business, communications, education, or journalism.

Next steps

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Related programs

PCC offers more than 90 programs.