School of Communication & Journalism
Communication and Journalism are exciting, dynamic and fast-moving fields of study. From the morning newspaper to online publications, personal presentations, advertising and public relations messages, tweets, and blogs to the nightly news broadcast, communicating is an integral part of our everyday lives. The School of Communication & Journalism offers a variety of majors each balancing the breadth of a liberal arts curriculum with the depth of a professional career curriculum. Students acquire career communication skills through traditional in-classroom learning and hands-on experiential projects.
MSUM alumni win regional Emmy AwardsRecognized for excellence and perseverance in video, television
Beckermann elected to National Communication Association PR divisionKay Beckermann, assistant professor of public relations and digital media, has been elected as an officer for the National Communication […]
Campus Duo: Chris Walker & Kay BeckermannMeet Chris Walker and Kay Beckermann, two professors in the School of Communication & Journalism. From the outside, these two […]
PRSSA meetingsMondays | 6-7 p.m. | FR 249 MSUM Public Relations Student Society of America is meeting on Mondays at 6 […]
Campaign Research class conducting dating app surveyOnline dating is rising in popularity, with numerous apps and sites available to match all interests and needs. The students […]
MSUM School of Communication & Journalism students learn by doing, not just from textbook theories and case studies. Students gain relevant, hands-on experience outside the classroom through a multitude of collegiate competitions, student organizations and internship opportunities. This hands-on approach allows students to graduate with a strong, diverse portfolio and samples of real-world work that are sure to impress future employers.
Our faculty have years of experience working in the media profession prior to teaching, and are eager to share their firsthand experience with students. Nationally recognized, practicing professionals also teach a number of courses and provide students with incredible connections in the industry.
MSUM School of Communication & Journalism students consistently produce award-winning television broadcasts, newspaper articles, advertising and public relations campaigns, blogs, photographs, documentaries and more. Employers are familiar with the regional and national contests, and recognize the skill and dedication it takes to win—which our students frequently do.
The Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism, housed in the School of Communication & Journalism, gives students the opportunity for scholarships, apprenticeships and enrichment programs, including conferences and professional collaboration.