Take part in your world
Imagine your future…
… as a Writer, investigating issues, interviewing people and using your words to educate and inform the public.
… as a Journalist, bringing stories to life through writing, broadcasting and photography.
… as a Communicator, developing and presenting ideas using a range of media, including print, web, television and multimedia.
As a future communicator and journalist, you are creative, insightful, and interested in your community and the events and issues that shape your world.
Mount Royal's new four-year Bachelor of Communication — Journalism prepares you to work directly in print, television and online media as editors, reporters, photojournalists, producers and researchers, while also offering a range of communication and computer skills of value for any career choice.
Experience beyond the classroom
Using state-of-the-art facilities, our faculty of former industry professionals is focused on nurturing your abilities in a training environment that matches what you will encounter in the work force. You will gain fundamental knowledge and technical skills in:
You apply your learning in a real job setting by completing at least one semester-long, supervised work experience.
In addition, a number of student-driven initiatives are woven into the course work:
The Calgary Journal Community Newspaper
Journalism students write stories, edit content, take photos and create the layout for this award-winning, community newspaper. Published twice a month, the Journal can be found on news stands across the city and is also published online.
Profiles West is an online and print magazine featuring stories of Western Canada's people, passions, and pursuits. It is published once each semester.
This site features multimedia projects produced by first year journalism students
If you currently hold a university degree and wish to add journalism to your skill-set, you may also complete an eight- month Post-Degree Certificate in Journalism.