What can you do with a bachelor's or master's degree in journalism? Almost anything! You'll gain skills in evaluating information, storytelling and cutting-edge technology, such as drone videography.

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Journalism student using drones

"You get incredible hands on, real-world experience. Every class that you are in, you are out there doing journalism. And the stories you do for class have the potential to change the world."

–Mike McKisson, Associate Professor

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Specialty Areas for B.A. or M.A. in Journalism

News & Announcements

Studies of Global Media

Learn about our B.A. and M.A. online degrees in Studies of Global Media (GLO), which are led by Dr. Jeannine Relly. Both degrees have been added to the main campus, and undergrads can double-major in Journalism and GLO.


Bilingual Journalism

Watch a video about our master’s degree in Bilingual Journalism and read a story about the first cohort of students under Dr. Jessica Retis. And don't miss a recording of our webinar, “The Missing Part of the Narrative: Hispanics in the U.S. Media Industry.”

Program overview

New broadcast/podcast studio

To help students gain training and real-world experience, Adelaida 
and Barry Severson have donated funds to create the Severson Family Broadcasting/Podcasting Studio and Lab at the UA School of Journalism.


Hall of Fame

For their significant achievements and service to journalism and society, 13 individuals and one family were inducted into the second class of the  School of Journalism Hall of Fame on April 9, 2022.


Explore Our Students' Work

El Inde is the school's online platform covering southern Arizona. Students produce storytelling for readers and media outlets, including 2022 Bolles Fellow Gloria Gomez, who reported from the state Legislature while being mentored by the Arizona Mirror. 

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In these challenging times, journalism matters more than ever. Meet six of our grads making a difference, including Ernesto Romero of KYMA-TV in Yuma. And watch five of our alums give job advice to students.


Zenger Award for Press Freedom

Since 1954, the school has honored journalists who fight for freedom of the press and the people's right to know. The 2022 recipient is Yamiche Alcindor, anchor of PBS' "Washington Week and Washington correspondent for NBC. Tickets