Undergraduate Studies

UNC School of Media and Journalism students learn the skills to be nimble, adaptable and marketable in a dynamic media environment. They are helping to create an entirely new world of communication where the future is wide open and opportunities abound.

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Info for Prospective Students (how to apply, schedule a tour, curriculum, specializations, etc.)


What is the student experience at Carolina's MJ-school?

·      Immersive, real-world learning experiences

·      Caring and nurturing faculty members

·      A culture of excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship


Jobs and Internships
Students intern and graduates land jobs in all areas of communication. More than 80 percent of 2012 graduates who responded to a recent survey report having a full-time job within four months of graduation. The school’s career services office can assist with all aspects of career preparation.

Majors and specializations include advertising, broadcast & electronic journalism, business journalism, editing & graphic design, multimedia, photojournalism, public relations, reporting and strategic communication.

Special Undergraduate Programs
Special undergraduate programs include sports communication, Latino/a journalism and media and community media.

Scholarships and Awards
The school awards more than $300,000 annually in scholarships and other funding to current MJ-school students.

Study Abroad
The school offers study abroad exchanges in Australia, England, Spain, France, Argentina and Hong Kong. Students also have the opportunity for international experiences in Mexico and China.