The journalism program offers specialized studies in:
- News and Editorial
- Sports Media
- Web Production
What kinds of jobs might I get when I graduate?
SIU SoJ grads work not only at newspapers and media outlets across the nation, but also as executives in advertising companies and dot-coms. SoJ exists in a creative college in which all students are expected to think creatively. Our graduates have the ability to identify and solve problems, along with well-developed critical and practical skills.
As a result, our grads find employment in a wide range of professions in a variety of media and arts:
- Graphic Designer
- Journalist (reporter, editor)
- Commercial Photographer
- Digital Imaging Specialist
- Foreign Correspondent
- Television / News Media Director
- Documentary / Television Editor
- Interactive Designer
- Production Manager
- Multimedia programmer
- Web Publisher / Producer
- Social media manager / producer
- Web designer / developer
- Design consultant
- Manager / Administrator
- Non-Profit Administrator
What will I study?
You will learn essential skills in any or all of these areas:
- information gathering
A Journalism degree provides you with practical communication abilities. These skills are needed in all the jobs or professions you might seek – whether you seek jobs in news or work on news as part of a job.