About Journalism and Media Studies

Ever wanted to be a reporter on the sideline at an NFL game, a global news correspondent, a videographer for an advocacy organization, or a field producer for a reality show? If your career goal is to become an influential media leader in our evolving information era, then start here! Our Journalism and Media Studies major combines passion, practical expertise, and technological development for today’s aspiring media professional. Budding journalists and media makers will receive firsthand experience in the latest tools while acquiring a foundation in the history, ethics, and values of journalism and media studies.

Journalism and Media Studies will prepare you to be a better-equipped citizen and for a professional career in broadcasting, digital media, print media, non-scripted TV programming, and public relations.

Admissions Process

The B.A. in Journalism and Media Studies is a joint degree from the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Communication and Information. Students interested in this major would apply for admission to the School of Arts and Sciences.


  • Tracks
    • Journalism and Emerging Media
    • Media and Society
    • Creative Media Practice
  • Specializations
    • Sports Journalism

Related Programs and Degrees

  • Minors
    • Digital Communication, Information, and Media
    • Gender and Media