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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. 


Choose your degree

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.

•​ Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications


Learn more

•​​ See a list of our courses

•​​ Talk to an advisor —​ email jadvising@ku.edu

•​​ Talk to our career and outreach coordinator —​ email steve_rottinghaus@ku.edu

•​​ View the J-School's diversity plan

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. 
 


KUJH-TV
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
J-School Twitter