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Bachelor of Arts

You'll get to:

  • students sit at computers in the production studio control roomDesign and create stories in hands-on courses 
  • Apply journalistic principles and ethics to multimedia reporting
  • Produce stories in our professional studio
  • Gain real-world experience through incredible internships
  • Join students who win top awards: Hearst Awards, national Murrows, Fulbright Fellowships


Accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Gain real-world experience so you'll be ready to succeed as a  multimedia journalist or content creator

4+1 Journalism BA and MBA options are available. Learn More.

4+1 Program

Fast-Track MBA Options 

graphic description of the program qualifications, as stated in website textQualifying students in the journalism program may enroll in an MBA program as early as the summer before their junior year, and earn an undergraduate degree and a master's in just one additional year.

Students apply to the program as early as their junior year, and up to 15 credits of their MBA coursework can count toward upper-division courses in their undergraduate program.

No application fees. No GMAT. No business experience required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be in an approved major, like journalism
  • Be in your sophomore or junior year
  • Have at least a 3.2 GPA
  • Prerequisite: successful completion of a calculus-based course (MAT 122, 123 or higher)

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Seamless Transfer Pathways

Students from Suffolk County Community College can transfer seamlessly into the Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at Stony Brook.

To learn more, contact your community college advisor or Stony Brook Academic & Transfer Advising Services

To have your communication or communication-related courses evaluated, contact Irene Virag, undergraduate program director