About the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media

The Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media supports students who are ready to explore, create, invent, and make an impact. This is an incubator for new ideas, thought leaders and changemakers. This is a place where endless curiosity and creativity yield every form of success. As an accredited journalism program, the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media is committed to classroom learning that achieves the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s professional values and competencies. Grounded by time-honored values and a commitment to accuracy, responsibility, objectivity, integrity, the Department fosters journalistic excellence and ethics among students as they master the professional skills they need to succeed in the digital media world of today and tomorrow. Students here are prepared to be well-rounded, inquisitive, and innovative graduates ready to better the world and make a difference.
From access to state-of-the-art resources to interdisciplinary pursuits in collaborative atmospheres, a degree from the School of Communication + Journalism is more than an education. The experiences and knowledge gained here will form the foundation for the lives our students build.
The Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media is part of the FIU College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. While proud of our rooted tradition and impressive history, we’re always evolving to better prepare students for the future. From broadening immersive learning experiences to strengthening resource offerings and strategic partnerships, we’re continually reimagining our academic programs, many of which are among the nation’s and world’s best.