Department of Journalism and Public Relations

  • Our innovative, flexible journalism program gives you the freedom to pick most of your major courses. You can also choose a second major or minor and take an internship to tailor your degree to the kind of career you want.

    Your professors will help you master the craft of writing, developing your expertise in putting great stories together quickly to fit any kind of media. They’ll help you find opportunities and internships that can set your resume apart at graduation. Each student decides, with an advisor, what directions his or her education will take.

    Dean’s List

    Undergraduate students receive recognition on the Dean’s List for each semester (or summer sessions cumulatively) in which they earn at least a 3.25 grade-point average based on at least 12 semester hours of graded (not pass/fail) coursework.

  • Spring 2019 University Commencement

    May 11, 2019
    2:00 p.m.

    Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

    Additionally, the Journalism and Public Relations Department spring commencement ceremony will be held Friday, May 10, at 7:00 p.m. in Waller Hall (Main Stage.) Contact Lee Vest at 724-357-4411 for additional information.

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    When you make a gift in support of our department, you invest in the world’s next generation of journalists and leaders. Scholarships and program support create the best possible student experience.

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