The Department of Journalism offers a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in journalism
and mass communication.
At the undergraduate level we have three concentrations: Advertising, Public Relations
and News (with emphases in Broadcast, Newspaper/Magazine and Web Journalism). We offer
all three concentrations on the main campus of the University of Memphis. In addition,
the public relations program is available online.
At the graduate level we have the master’s degree on-campus and online. In consultation
with academic advisers, students design individualized programs of study in public
relations, advertising and journalism.
The Department of Journalism averages 350 undergraduates and 50 graduate students.
We have a full-time faculty of 15 professors and lecturers, along with an average
of 20 part-time instructors from major market media outlets. Our program focuses on
applied journalism to help students learn the concepts and skills to be effective
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