Discover the ultimate expression of voice, story and music to entertain, inform and inspire in the most powerful way! That’s the world of Radio Arts and Entertainment.
Through this program, you’ll be guided by industry professionals to explore radio operations, sound design, performance, writing, story-telling, the exciting world of music and its cultural impact. Through our mix of required and elective courses, you have the opportunity to hone your skills in interviewing, journalism, podcasting, sports broadcasting, video, photography, media relations, and event planning. Through part-time studies, you can learn at your own pace in a hands-on, creative environment that allows you to share your unique personality, creativity, and story.
Who should complete the Journalism Associate Certificate?
This program could be right for you if:
By earning your Associate Certificate, you’ll be honing your announcing, writing, story-telling, studio operations, and production skills to prepare for a variety of entry-level positions in the Radio, Arts, and Entertainment industry. This ever-expanding field is looking for more and more skilled talent ready to host, program, and produce the growing amount of content needed in today’s digital world. Be it Podcasts, YouTube, commercial ventures, or traditional radio, if you are a creative person with a story to tell, this program is your start towards an exciting career!
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats such as evenings and weekends, and some of our offerings are available by distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately.
Applicants to the BCIT School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
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