Child, Youth and Family Studies in Communication and Mass Media - Omaha Campus

This degree may be started and completed entirely on the Omaha campus.

Challenging…stimulating…creative: Child, Youth and Family Studies in Communication and Mass Media prepares students for an exciting profession in broadcasting, advertising or news editing. This option combines a background in family science with skills in writing, speaking and/or designing publications or advertising. This is a joint program between Child, Youth and Family Studies and UNO School of Communication.

UNL Points of Distinction

  1. This degree may be started and completed entirely on the Omaha campus.
  2. Internships are a required component of every program. They are set up with agencies or businesses that can use a student’s journalism talent.
  3. Strong advising helps students with their academic program and potential careers.
  4. The only program in the State of Nebraska accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).

Careers

This program combines a broad background in child, youth and family studies with one area of journalism (advertising, news editorial or broadcasting).

  • Advertising Coordinator
  • Newspaper Reporting/Editing
  • Magazine Reporting/Editing
  • Communications firm representative
  • Freelance reporter/writer
  • Broadcaster