Degree Programs | Mayborn School of Journalism

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Degree Programs

The Mayborn School of Journalism is among the elite journalism programs that have earned national accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Only about one-fourth of all journalism and mass communications programs in the United States are accredited by this organization.

Undergraduate Programs:
Your story starts here

In the Mayborn School of Journalism, you'll learn how to communicate and tell stories relevant to society's needs. Technological advances allow information to be delivered faster than ever before using many different media. Our students are prepared to become part of this rapidly changing field.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Broadcast and Digital Journalism

Digital and Print Journalism

Photojournalism

Advertising

Public Relations

Sports Journalism Certification and Teacher Certification options also are available to students pursuing their bachelor's degree.

Graduate degree programs:
The next level of excellence

The Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism offers the only nationally accredited professional Journalism master's degree program in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas. Students can specialize in print and broadcast news, photojournalism, integrated marketing communications, publishing and more.

Mayborn graduate students also can pursue an Interdisciplinary Information Science Ph.D., which focuses on the increasing role of information technologies in individual, social, economic and cultural affairs.

Master of Arts in Journalism

The M.A. candidate in journalism must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours, including a thesis of 6 hours. In addition to core courses in journalism, candidates may, with the approval of their graduate adviser, select their remaining coursework to support individual career interests.

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Master of Journalism

The M.J. candidate must complete a minimum of 36 hours of graduate work. A 6-hour thesis is optional. In addition to core courses in journalism, candidates may, with the approval of their graduate adviser, select their remaining coursework to support individual career interests.

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M.S. Digital Communication Analytics (MSDCA)

UNT's accelerated online Master of Science in Digital Communication Analytics is designed to give a broad based approach to enable you to extract, report, model and analyze communications data that is required to get ahead in public relations, marketing or advertising.

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Graduate certificates:

Narrative Journalism

Interactive and Virtual Digital Communication

Public Relations

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