The Bachelor's in Journalism degree program from the School of Journalism prepares students to take on the exciting world of news media and enjoy future careers working for digital, TV and print news publications as reporters, editors, writers, designers and more. Our students are experts in gathering, organizing and presenting news and information in written or visual formats. Their undergraduate experiences allow them to become ethical journalists, making them highly sought after by news media employers.
Have multiple interests? No problem. We’ve got minors to help grow your knowledge and experience.
As an MSU student pursuing a Bachelor's in Journalism, you're invited to choose a trascriptable focus area to enhance your degree and focus your studies in a special topic.
Joe Grimm teaches Micihgan State journalism students how to cover local communities by helping them run local news sites around campus. He also helps them elevate their writing, editing and career branding. In his Bias Busters class, students help publish a print and digital book that helps increase cultural competence. The books, more than 20, are all on Amazon.
Professor Thorson joined the College of Communication Arts faculty at MSU in fall, 2016. Prior, she was Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, and Research Director of the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Thorson holds the Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota, and attended undergraduate school at Macalester College.