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

We offer a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies with areas of emphasis in broadcasting, advertising, public relations, multimedia journalism and photojournalism.

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.

Our graduates go on to work as reporters, editors, media producers and developers, photojournalists, videographers, communication managers, marketing strategists and media planners, advertising copywriters, account executives, creative directors, graphic designers, social media specialists, professional bloggers and vloggers, content marketing specialists, public relations specialists, and public relations managers.

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies 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: 59 years strong and still passionate about our mission. Turn your passion into action!





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