Television Broadcasting, Undergraduate Certificate

The Television Broadcasting Certificate develops newsgathering and interviewing skills and teaches students: to create content that engages, informs and influences audiences; to acquire high quality audio and video using mobile devices as well as industry-standard technology; and to practice legal and ethical behaviors when creating television video news content. Individuals who complete the certificate will learn the technical skills necessary to obtain (shoot) high quality video in the field and edit that content independently or in collaboration with a reporter.

The program complements any academic major or current career, including the Communication majors, Journalism majors and Film, Television and Audio Majors looking to deepen their knowledge and practice of television broadcasting, as well as adult learners and professionals who wish to acquire television broadcasting skills.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate; Intermediate to Advanced
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 15 college credits (5 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Three semesters; summers optional

Skills Developed*

  • Communication 
  • Technology

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • News Analyst (Anchor)
  • News Commentator 
  • Reporter
  • Television Journalist
  • Videographer

Contact us

Dr. M. Cascardi, Chair
Hamilton Hall

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