Why KU Journalism?

Jayhawk Journalists have been telling great stories for more than 100 years. At the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, students work with award-winning teachers and nationally recognized student media outlets. The J-School community develops writing, research, critical thinking and communication skills that help our students succeed at KU and after. Learn more about what we do.

Learn about our majors

Undergraduate degrees

 •​ BSJ: News & Information

 •​ BSJ: Strategic Communication

 •​ Journalism Minor

Master's degrees

•​ MSJ: Thesis track, Lawrence campus

•​ MSJ: Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) - for working professionals, Edwards Campus

•​ MS/JD: Joint degree in journalism and law

•​ MSJ (online): Digital Content Strategy


•​ Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications


Get involved with student media

University Daily Kansan
The Kansan is a fertile learning ground for all journalism students, whether they are on the news and info or strategic communication track.​

The Agency 
The Agency started in Fall 2014 as a new student-run advertising, marketing, branding and strategic communications venture for the J-School. 

Students at KUJH-TV produce the station’s live newscasts and sports programs. Students cover breaking news and events, such as President Obama’s historic visit to KU.

Media Crossroads
Have a fun idea for TV and want to turn it into a reality? Media Crossroads could be for you. Media Crossroads produces more than a dozen shows or segments created by students. ​


Schedule a campus visit

Learn more about becoming a Jayhawk Journalist and schedule a visit!

Contact Vicky Reyes
Recruitment Coordinator
vickyreyes@ku.edu or 785-864-7620

Journalism Events
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