Develop your visual and audio storytelling skills by pursuing a Photojournalism degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. You’ll learn digital storytelling techniques for still and video photography and collaborate with peers and professors to produce award-winning publications at one of the only photojournalism programs in the region.
The dual focus on still and video photography makes you more marketable to employers and greatly expands your potential job opportunities.
MSUM’s Photojournalism degree is unique to the area. MSUM often becomes a destination for students interested in truthful, digital storytelling through visuals and audio.
Photojournalism students consistently produce regional and national award-winning stories for print and television, especially in the Society of Professional Journalists’ TV news photography category.
You’ll jump right in to the program your first semester at MSUM, taking classes to build your foundation from the start. By the end of your time at MSUM, you’ll have a strong, diverse resume and samples of your work to show prospective employers.
Journalism Student Success Stories
James McCarty ‘20, is using his broadcast journalism degree to talk everything sports on Flag Family Media/ WDAY Radio.
During his 42-year career with The Associated Press, Jeff Baenen covered everything from famous musicians to scandals and politics. He credits much of his success to the education he received at Minnesota State University Moorhead, and is now helping the next generation of journalists by starting a scholarship of his own.
English and Mass Communications student Jonathan Ness's toy photography hobby provides a creative outlet and captures the attention of local news, professors and fellow students alike.