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.

The Frank W. & Sue Mayborn School of Journalism offers five concentrations:

  • Video, Broadcast and Multimedia
  • Digital and Print
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Media (classes available now, program officially launches in 2024)

Just launched in fall 2023, we now offer a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Brand Communications!

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.

You can meet other Journalism majors by participating in student organizations or by living in our Living Learning Community in Kerr Hall.

We also offer graduate degrees through the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism.

Undergrad Certifications

Advertising Creative

Advertising Agency Leadership

Media Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Journalism Teacher Certification: If you're more interested in teaching, we offer instruction on how to teach students about the techniques, skills and issues in journalism.

Sports Media: Students learn all aspects of sports reporting, writing and photojournalism for the web, broadcast and print, including column writing, ethics in sports journalism, sports entertainment, sports business and the impact of sports in society.


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.