About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0114

Program Highlights

  • Students receive up to 320 hours of hands-on field experience.
  • The program responds to evolving industry needs.
  • Graduates who actively seek employment and are willing to relocate anywhere in Canada enjoy excellent job prospects.
  • The program has repeatedly won accolades from news industry associations.
  • Consider enhancing your credentials with a graduate certificate in Public Relations.

Possible journalism career paths include:

  • Communications departments
  • Daily and community newspapers
  • News departments of radio and television stations
  • Magazines
  • Multimedia companies
  • Photo studios
  • Public relations agencies
  • Trade journals

This program is exciting, fast-paced and full of opportunity. Your skills will follow you wherever you go; and with a Journalism diploma in hand, you will definitely have the world at your fingertips.

Ashley Campbell, Journalism graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0114 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Open
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Niagara College offers graduate certificate options in several study areas to qualified college and university graduates. These certificates can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work.


We maintain articulation agreements with other colleges and universities in Canada and around the world.


Some post-secondary credits can be transferred into any Niagara College program.