News and Information (BSJ)
If you're interested in a career in news, writing and editing or management in traditional, digital and emerging media, this is the major for you. The News and Information track prepares students to be digital storytellers in a changing media world.
Strategic Communication (BSJ)
If you see yourself helping businesses or organizations to communicate, this major will help you get there. The Strategic Communication track prepares students for careers in public relations, branding, advertising and integrated marketing communications.
If you want to add practical and marketable skills to your degree by learning digital storytelling, media writing and essential communication techniques, the Journalism Minor is for you.
Master of Journalism (MSJ)
This program, located at KU’s Lawrence campus, emphasizes the study of real-world media issues, critical thinking and media use. Its four options of study include: Sports Media, Health Science Communication, Digital Media Entrepreneurship/Leadership and the MS/JD.
Master of Journalism (MSJ-IMC) Integrated Marketing Communications
This program, located at KU’s Edwards Campus, is for working professionals who want to further develop their integrated marketing communications expertise. Students gain knowledge in class that they can immediately apply on the job.
MS/JD Journalism/Law Joint Degree
This program offers students academic grounding in both journalism and law and prepares them for professional practice in journalism, law or media law.
PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication
This program offers an innovative education in research skills. Students in this program work closely with faculty to create and publish original research examining real-world issues.