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Department of Journalism

Your career in the exciting and expanding field of journalism starts at Central Michigan University. From writing for CM Life to investigating community crises, you'll graduate with the experience you need to find jobs in news reporting, magazine and feature writing, photojournalism, public relations and advertising.

Mission statement

The mission of the Department of the Journalism is to foster in its students the skills, values, and practices associated with professional journalism and strategic communication; to further their understanding of how those attributes intersect with local, national, and global citizenship; to demand critical thinking; to challenge them to be the creators of and leaders in a constantly changing communication environment, and to fully engage with diverse audiences.‚Äč