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Department of Journalism + Media

The Department of Journalism + Media prepares its students for success with a 21st century digital curriculum that meets the demands of an increasingly technological world. Our Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication and Media STEM degree offers four technically innovative majors to choose from: Digital Journalism, Digital Broadcasting, Digital + Interactive Media and Digital TV + Multimedia Production. Grounded in the principle of “learn by doing,” the department also offers an exclusive catalog of experiential learning opportunities that allow our students to learn from experts in the field and gain real-world experience. With partners like NBC Universal, Univision, The Miami Herald, and the E.W. Scripps Company, our students are able to graduate career-ready.

Home to the award-winning South Florida Media Network, the Department of Journalism + Media is a dynamic, digitally centered environment dedicated to providing student journalists with a broad platform for sharing their voices and bringing impactful stories to life. We are tomorrow’s journalists, today.

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Future Students

In the Department of Journalism + Media, explore studies in Broadcast Media, Journalism, and Digital Communication and Media, as well as a bilingual master’s program in Spanish-Language Journalism. Click below to get your application started.


Current Students

Find what you need in order to become a Panther, not just a student. Click below to quickly access important links and information.


Experiential Learning

It is the philosophy of the Department of Journalism + Media that to engage students in learning, we must look beyond the limits of the classroom. In this spirit, we have developed an experiential-learning curriculum that allows our students to “learn by doing” while immersed in real-world business settings with industry partners.



While the University Financial Aid Office is the first place to check to see what kinds of options are available, our department also offers scholarships to which you can apply.


Internships + Jobs

Whether you’re a student looking for an internship or an alum looking for a post-degree position, we’re here to help!


Take a look at some Frequently Asked Questions about the Department of Journalism + Media.

Degree Programs in the Department of Journalism + Media

Digital Broadcasting


Digital Journalism


Interactive + Digital Media


Digital TV + Multimedia Production


Master of Science in Communication: Spanish-Language Journalism


Journalism + Media News

305, 2021

Lazaro Bosch graduates as CARTA’s Spring 2021 Real Triumph Grad

May 3rd, 2021|

Raised in a hurricane-impacted trailer park about 10 minutes from FIU, Lazaro Yariel Bosch knew the odds were stacked against him – but his family was certain that he would be the first to attend and graduate from college. While going to school full-time, Lazaro took on several [...]

3004, 2021

Steven Cruz Institute bridges the gap between science and storytelling

April 30th, 2021|

Many believe that science research and storytelling go together about as well as water and oil. But FIU’s Steven Cruz Institute for Media, Science + Technology (SCI) is changing this narrative by showing students how, in reality, you cannot have one without the other.  Without research, there is no story to tell. And without the proper [...]

1904, 2021

Congratulations Spring 2021 graduates! – CARTA News

April 19th, 2021|

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – graduation season! As dozens of CARTA Panthers prepare to turn the tassel, the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts is here to help you on your new journey. Join FIU’s Panther Pack, a pack of more than 15,000 [...]

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