Students working to produce an issue of Vox magazine.

Journalism (Magazine Journalism)

I am Interested in This Major

Journalism is the study of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting of news and information through various mediums. Students will develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while achieving competency in journalism. Within the degree program, students can choose an emphasis in Magazine Journalism. Magazine Journalism focuses on the skills and strategies needed to excel in this industry. Students design, write, report, and public across multiple platforms, including tablets, the Web, print and social media. The curriculum includes focused study and hands-on experience within the interest areas of Arts and Culture, Design, International Journalism, Magazine Editing, Magazine Publishing and Management, Magazine Writing, and Science and Health Journalism. Most pursue careers as Magazine Editors, Publishers, and Writers.

Photo from Mizzou Creative

Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: