Degrees + Programs2023-07-18T14:12:32+00:00

Degrees & Programs

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. Undergraduate students study for the B.S. in Digital Communication + Media which offers four technically innovative majors to choose from:

At the graduate level, the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media offers a master’s degree in Mass Communication focused on Spanish-language Journalism, the first of its kind in the nation. Students wishing to accelerate their career can choose the 4+1 Pathway completing the B.S. and M.S. degrees in five years.

Stand alone academic programs and dual enrollment initiatives also teaches students around the globe through its online degree program in Mass Communication and Media Studies.


As one of the nation’s top journalism programs, the Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media attract high-performing students from across the country and around the globe.

Florida International University is a Top 50 public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. High research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 58,000 and 260,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Most recently, FIU ranked 1st in Florida among public universities according to the Board of Governors performance-based funding scores.

FIU students are among the best in the nation. Students who choose FIU receive a world-class education and hands-on training from award-winning journalists and top-ranked media scholars.