We are one of 113 programs approved by the Accrediting Council on
Education in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Fall 2012 Enrollment
1486 undergraduate students and 56 graduate students.
Undergraduate Enrollment By Major
Advertising - 234
Public Relations - 559
Broadcast Journalism - 320
Journalism - 123
Visual Communications - 250
40 faculty, 11 adjunct faculty, and 3 graduate teaching assistants.
Dr. Carol J. Pardun is
the director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Bierbauer is the dean of the College of Mass Communications
and Information Studies.
Programs of Study
Bachelor of Arts - a degree in journalism and mass communications
with a choice of six majors:
advertising, public relations, broadcast journalism, print journalism,
journalism (mass communications concentration), visual communications.
Master of Arts - for those planning to pursue a doctorate
who will eventually teach in the field.
Master of Mass Communications - for students with undergraduate
degrees in other academic areas who seek a professional degree in
journalism and mass communications.
Ph.D. - for students seeking research and management careers
in media, public relations, advertising, and teaching or research
positions in higher education.