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Journalism

Tuition fee CA$22,954 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$18,894), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Sheridan’s new and improved two-year Journalism diploma program is designed to produce versatile graduates who are equipped to thrive in the fluid and flexible digital media era.

Prepare for the newsrooms of today … and tomorrow

21st century journalists work in an ever-changing global media landscape. They’re tech-savvy storytellers who find and report the news using sounds, images and words, seamlessly weaving these elements together for a variety of platforms: websites, social media, newspapers, magazines, radio and television. Our program will help prepare you for this new media world.

Tell the story

As a Sheridan Journalism student, you’ll learn from the best. Our award-winning and forward-thinking professors are drawn from Canada’s busiest and most progressive newsrooms. They’ll guide you through a cutting-edge digital curriculum that emphasizes: reporting, writing and editing, social media branding, research techniques, story pitching, web and print design, and data journalism.

On-the-job learning

You’ll work in our state-of-the-art Avid, HD-TV news studio, broadcasting live college-wide and streaming online. You’ll also write news, shoot photos, and create videos and interactive features for the Sheridan Sun website, tablet app and Sheridan Sun TV. In your final semester, you’ll apply what you’ve learned in a field placement at a Canadian broadcaster, website, newspaper or magazine.

Take advantage of Sheridan’s partnership with Ryerson

Sheridan has a strong relationship with Ryerson University. If you’re interested in continuing your studies after completing Sheridan’s Journalism diploma program, you can apply for advanced entry into Ryerson’s Bachelor of Journalism degree program. Those who are accepted into Ryerson’s Journalism degree program are projected to complete the degree in just five semesters.

Career opportunities

Sheridan`s award-winning grads are working at CTV, CBC, The Fight Network, Corus Entertainment, the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, and as social media strategists for Fortune 500 companies.

Sample Job Titles

  • Magazine Editor
  • News Anchor
  • News Editor
  • News Producer
  • News Production Assistant
  • News Reporter
  • Web Journalist
  • Web Producer
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States