There has never been a better time to enter the world of mass media! Here in the New Mexico State University Department of Journalism and Media Studies, you can achieve your degree in a stimulating and creative field of study that will lead to exciting career opportunities in a wide variety of conventional and emerging media industries.


We offer a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies with focuses in strategic communications (advertising and PR), broadcasting, multimedia and photo-journalism. The skills you learn as a Journalism and Media Studies major at NMSU can open exciting career opportunities for you in all media fields including a wide variety of online journalism and digital news media; reporting, editing, media developer or producer, professional blogger or vlogger, photojournalist or videographer, creative director or marketing communication manager, marketing strategist and media planner, advertising copywriter, account executive and planner, graphic designer, social media specialist, content marketing specialist, PR specialist or company PR manager, Strategic communication planner.  The department also has an internship/practicum program, which provides excellent opportunities for students to gain valuable, real-world media experience.

The NMSU Department of Journalism and Media Studies: Forty years strong and still passionate about our mission. Turn your passion into action!