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Degree options at the KU School of Journalism and Mass Communications

We offer degree programs for undergraduates, graduates and Ph.D. candidates that guide you through your unique media journey. We teach the skills that you need to succeed in nearly any industry and help you build a portfolio that is sure to turn heads. If your interests lie in the vast possibilities of journalism and mass communications, we have the degree program for you.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications

Earn your Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications! Choose among these concentrations: Multimedia Journalism; Digital Marketing Communications, Advertising and Public Relations; Media Arts and Production; or Sports Media and Society. You also can minor in journalism and mass communications.

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Master's Degrees

We have options for anyone looking to get a master's degree. Earn a traditional master's degree on the Lawrence campus or with night classes at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Our Digital and Integrated Marketing Communications program is online and can be completed in two years.

Graduate students

Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications

Our doctoral program offers an innovative education in research skills. Ph.D. students work closely with the school’s publishing faculty members to create and publish original research examining real-world issues.

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