2010 Enrollment Report: Enrollments Grow, Reversing Stagnation of Recent Years
Tudor Vlad, Lee B. Becker and Whitney Kazragis
Undergraduate enrollments in U.S. journalism and mass communication programs increased by 2.0% in the autumn of 2010, a reverse in a two-year slow-down, but perhaps temporary. Graduate level enrollments increased 6.3% in doctoral programs and a dramatic 13.4% in master's programs. JMC programs sent a record number of bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree recipients into the job market. Enrollment in the journalism specialization declined again, but it remains the largest in the field with about a quarter of students. Undergraduate enrollment of racial/ethnic minorities hit a new high point of 36.3%. Nine in ten of program administrators said they are dealing with big challenges, most commonly budgets/financing.
Vlad, T., Becker, L. B., Kazragis, W. (2010). 2010 Enrollment Report: Enrollments Grow, Reversing Stagnation of Recent Years. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 66/4, 300-324.
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