Journalism Undergraduate Program

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Inform and engage audiences

Create content and write stories for today’s media platforms. Cover news, sports, features/human interest and more.

Sharpen your craft and gain experience through student-run media. Have clips and connections that will help you land great jobs.

Why major in journalism at Missouri State?

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Do real reporting

Go hands-on, early in your college career. Get published at The Standard or go on-air at Ozarks News Brief.

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Build your clips, win awards

Have a body of work that highlights your best reporting and impresses potential employers. Showcase your content and win awards at competitions.

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Receive effective feedback

Small class sizes help you build close relationships with the people who teach you.

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Be a multimedia journalist

Learn the best strategies for print, broadcast and digital reporting. Work for newspapers, TV stations or online news organizations.

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Careers and outcomes
With a journalism degree, you can make a living from your writing and storytelling. And not just in news.

Degree options

Degree plan
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Add a journalism minor.

Fast-track toward a master’s degree

Start on your master’s degree as you finish your bachelor’s degree.