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Mass Communications


There has never been a better time to enter the world of mass communications, where you can achieve your degree in a stimulating field with opportunities and satisfying careers in the new media – and beyond.

New Mexico State University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications offers a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with emphasis of study in advertising, broadcasting, news editorial, photojournalism and public relations. The department has an internship/practicum program, which assists students in finding varied internships that provide valuable, up-to-date experience. You also have the opportunity to work on a live news broadcast – News 22 – or create multimedia stories for the Merge, our online news magazine and our photojournalism site.

The Scoop, which reaches our alumni throughout the world, is completely written, illustrated and designed by our students. You are also encouraged to apply for national and regional scholarships. The communication and technical skills you learn as a journalism major opens career opportunities for you in all fields of journalism, including magazine, newspaper and online publications; radio and television, and, governmental agencies; business and industry communications; multi-media agencies; and advertising and public firms.


Journalism Department Welcomes New PR Professor

Posted on 21 Aug 2015
Journalism Department Welcomes New PR Professor     Janis Page joins the Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication as assistant professor, with a specialty in teaching public relations. She joins us from American University in Washington DC. She earned her Ph.D. at Missouri

J412 Documentary Photojournalism Term Project

Posted on 12 May 2015
J412 Documentary Photojournalism Term Project Students in Professor Bruce Berman’s Journalism 412, Documentary Photojournalism class do a Term documentary project and then, as a final step, has the books published at and has a display of the bound books. The Documentary Phot

Small Village Of New Mexico Project

Posted on 09 Feb 2015
Small Village Of New Mexico Project Journalism 412 Documentary Photography students get ready to embark on the Small Villages of New Mexico project. Four to five small villages in southern New Mexico will be documented. The instructor, Bruce Berman, along with his class will produce a