Journalism Awards and Accolades

Journalism Pride Points

The MSU School of Journalism is an international leader in shaping and redefining the evolving media industry. Check out our rankings, standings and awards.

  • MSU School of Journalism has been continuously accredited since 1949.
  • 90 percent of employers rate our alumni as exceptional hires.
  • About 92 percent of new graduates land career-related jobs.
  • In the past five years, faculty-student research collaborations have resulted in nearly 300 professional publications, about 25 scholarly books and text, and 80 awards. 
  • The School of Journalism is home to the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and Great Lakes Echo, an award-winning nonprofit news service.
  • About 70 undergraduate and graduate students annually win national, regional and state awards for research, professional work and scholarship. 
  • Journalism remains the 15th top major for incoming students at MSU.
  • The School of Journalism is home to a state-of-the-art Newsroom and Immersive Media Studio.
  • The School of Journalism's Crain MSU Detroit High School Journalism program received a 2017 Innovations in Community Impact Award from MiCC.
  • The School of Journalism is home to Capital News Service, a wire service for the Greater Lansing area. 
  • The School of Journalism is home to the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, a nonprofit committed to promoting and recognizing excellence in scholastic journalism at all levels.
  • Faculty and student research is supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Health, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Robert McCormick Foundation and the Knight Foundation
  • The School of Journalism was the first Journalism program in the world to offer a minor in animation and comics.

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