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Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media

Prepare to Shape The Future and Make An Impact

The Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media prepares students for media careers with a forward-thinking curriculum designed to meet the ever-changing media landscape of tomorrow. Adhering to the highest standard of academic excellence and innovation, our programs offer a blend of skills training, theoretical learning and real-world practice in tracks that fit your passion:

Immersive Experiences That Accelerate Your Career

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 high-profile 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 Lee Caplin School 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.

Message From the Chair

Susan Jacobson, Ph.D.

“As our program continues to grow so do our aspirations to offer an ever-increasing dynamic and enriching college experience.”

Student Resources

Future Students

In the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media, explore studies in Broadcast Media, Digital Journalism, Digital Broadcasting, Digital TV & Multimedia Production and Digital and Interactive 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 Lee Caplin School 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 Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media.