The Bachelor's degree in Journalism 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.
The Bachelor's degree in Digital Storytelling prepares students for a career in a media-focused world and provides them with the tools and techniques needed for creative, entrepreneurial and analytical processes and production.
Have multiple interests? No problem. We’ve got minors to help grow your knowledge and experience.
Joe Grimm teaches Micihgan State journalism students how to cover local communities by helping them run local news sites around Ingham County. He also helps them supercharge 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 and have sold 10,000 copies.
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.
Richard Epps, a 1993 graduate of Michigan State’s journalism school, joins the Michigan State faculty as its Web and Publication Design Professor. Epps returns home to Michigan State after a 20-year career at The Detroit News.