Journalism at Point Park University
Point Park is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 3,591. Of the 616 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Point Park University in 2021, 14 of them were journalism majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Journalism section at the bottom of this page.
Point Park Journalism Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism
- Master’s Degree in Journalism
Point Park Journalism Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the journalism progam at Point Park compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The journalism major at Point Park is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Journalism. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Journalism Master’s Degree Schools||13|
|Most Focused Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools||64|
|Best Value Journalism Schools||188|
Earnings of Point Park Journalism Graduates
The median salary of journalism students who receive their bachelor's degree at Point Park is $27,935. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $31,781 for all journalism students.
Journalism Student Demographics at Point Park
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the journalism majors at Point Park University.
Point Park Journalism Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Point Park University with a bachelor's in journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
Point Park Journalism Master’s Program
In the journalism master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Point Park University with a master's in journalism.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Point Park also has a doctoral program available in journalism. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Communication & Media Studies
- Public Relations & Advertising
- Radio, Television & Digital Communication
Careers That Journalism Grads May Go Into
A degree in journalism can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for Point Park University.
|Occupation||Jobs in PA||Average Salary in PA|
|Writers and Authors||1,400||$60,140|
|Reporters and Correspondents||1,330||$39,600|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By J. James under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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