College of Arts & Sciences Contemporary Media and Journalism

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The Art of Communicating

Contemporary Media & Journalism (CMJ) prepares students for careers in both traditional and new media. We offer a comprehensive and challenging program of study leading to a B.A. or B.S. degree, with two specialization areas:


Our Graduate Program offers the M.A. degree in Communication Studies with an emphasis on general or organizational communication. The M.A. program also includes preparation for doctoral work, and for teaching in the communication field at public school or college level.

Innovative, Interactive:
Our Student Success:

Our Students gain experience from the campus radio station, cable television station, student newspaper, and our student advertising/public relations agency. 

ContactUs  CMJ Department Chair
Michelle Van Maanen, Assistant Professor
(605) 677-5478