Apply by this Priority Date: March 1

*You should apply and be admitted by March 1 to ensure that all high school records and entrance exams are current with UNT to be considered for the UNT Excellence Scholarship Award. Applications will continue to be accepted after the priority date.

Begin your story.

The Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas has been a major provider of professionals and academics for all forms of media, profit and non-profit communication organizations since 1945.

While working towards your degree, you will receive hands-on experience thorough coursework, our cutting-edge classrooms and labs, and through our extensive student-run media outlets such as SWOOP, North Texas Daily and NT Daily Radio.

UNT is located in the nation's fifth largest media market, allowing access to hundreds of companies with internship opportunities. Internships allow you to earn valuable work experience and possibly academic credit while earning your degree.


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Video, Broadcast and Multimedia
Students learn to create stories that inform, engage and impact a global audience. The Mayborn School of Journalism teaches skills and responsibilities that distinguish professional journalists in an age when just about anyone can publish on a website or social media service.
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Digital and Print
Learn the fundamental skills, self-discipline and ethics to succeed in careers in newspapers, magazines and content for online media.
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Learn the visual storytelling skills necessary to reach audiences using digital photography, videography and online media.
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Public Relations
Public relations professionals are responsible for developing and maintaining the public image for corporations, non-profits, government agencies, educational institutions, professional sports organizations, civic groups and more.
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Sports Media
Classes available now, program officially launches in 2024.
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Now available in Denton and at our Frisco campus, the Mayborn School of Journalism offers a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Brand Communications! Our advertising program teaches students how to communicate persuasively in a globally-connected digital world.


The Mayborn School of Journalism offers a variety of certifications that students can pursue.
  • Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Journalism Teacher Certification
  • Sports Media


Students who wish to minor in journalism will take 18 hours with at least 9 hours of upper-level classes. All students are required to take one entry-level course plus 5 other courses.

To receive a minor in journalism, a grade of C or better must be earned in each journalism course completed in residence or transferred to UNT.

Nine hours of upper-level journalism courses must be taken in residence at UNT.

Prerequisites for upper-level classes must be completed.

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UNT is located in the 5th largest media market in the country, which provides access to numerous outstanding internship opportunities. Students gain experience at advertising and public relations agencies throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Broadcasting internships are available from area network, independent and cable stations, radio stations and websites. News and photo students can intern with magazines, newspapers, book publishers and their websites. Many students find full-time jobs from their internships.
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Scholarships are offered each semester specifically for undergraduate students at the MSOJ.