Jayhawk Journalists have been telling great stories for more than 100 years. At the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, students work with award-winning teachers and nationally recognized student media outlets. They develop and hone writing, research, critical thinking and communication skills to succeed at KU and beyond.

Choose your degree


 •​ BSJ: News & Information

 •​ BSJ: Strategic Communication

 •​ Journalism Minor

 •​​​ Sports media concentration


•​ MSJ: Thesis track, Lawrence campus

•​ MSJ: Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) - for working professionals, Edwards Campus

•​ MS/JD: Joint degree in journalism and law

•​ MSJ (online): Digital Content Strategy


•​ Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communications

Learn more

•​​ See a list of our courses
•​​ Talk to an advisor —​ email
•​​ Talk to our career coordinator —​ email
•​​ View the J-School's diversity plan

Schedule a campus visit

Contact Vicky Reyes
Recruitment Coordinator or 785-864-7620

Get involved with student media


University Daily Kansan
The Kansan is a fertile learning ground for all students on the news and info or strategic communication track.


The Agency 
Work with real, paying clients as part of this student-run advertising, marketing and branding agency. 

Students produce the station’s live newscasts and sports programs and cover breaking news and events.


Media Crossroads team in front of green screenMedia Crossroads
Have a fun idea for TV? Media Crossroads could be for you. More than a dozen shows are produced by students. ​

Join our team

The J-School is hiring three new faculty members. Apply now!

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Burton W. Marvin news award

The J-School is now accepting entries for the Burton W. Marvin News Enterprise Award. Newspapers that are distributed in Kansas are encouraged to submit up to two entries demonstrating enterprise in reporting. Deadline is March 27, 2018. Details and how to apply here.