Journalism and Communication

Professional Experience and Award-Winning Programs

Studying in the journalism program at USU enables students to take advantage of extensive opportunities that teach professional, hands-on media literacy skills. Students will have access to internships and full radio and television broadcasting stations to help them take their skills from the classroom into the real world.

Journalism & Communication Emphases

Print Journalism

Build stories that help people understand their communities and the world around them. Learn to enlighten, entertain and dig for details.

Print Journalism (Online)

You can earn your print journalism degree completely online and learn to ethically and effectively tell stories while taking care of family, working, or traveling the world.

Public Relations

Develop skills to manage public perception of organizations, gain professional experience and prepare for careers in image building and media relations.

Social Media

This program lays a foundation of theory and ethics to help build competent and creative social media professionals.

Political Communication - Certificate

The Political Communication certificate program helps students interested in pursuing careers in politics by adding to their communication skills and improving how they disseminate messages through media.

Social Media - Certificate

The Social Media Institutional Certificate provides students with the skills to succeed in effective social media content creation, analytics, and management.

Get Involved

Students can gain professional experience by writing for USU publications and producing television and radio programs.

Aggie Radio

Aggie Radio is Utah State University's student-run radio station, available to listen to online and throughout Cache Valley. The station broadcasts music, radio plays, sports events and a host of other programs.

Aggie TV

Learn the process of creating high-quality television programs and gain hands-on experience with professional broadcasting equipment.


The journalism and communication department's internship program is designed to help students enrich their education, gain practical experience, and earn credit towards their degrees.

Public Relations Student Society of America

The Public Relations Student Society of America's mission is to provide exceptional service to our members by enhancing their education, broadening their professional network and helping launch their careers after graduation. The vision of PRSSA is to asp...

The Eagle (USU Eastern)

The Eagle, an award-winning publication, is the college voice on USU's Price campus. Students can gain experience in developing and producing news reports, podcasts and more.

The Utah Statesman

Join the award-winning publication dedicated to covering the interests of USU students, the campus community and overall news of Cache Valley.

Utah Public Radio

Utah Public Radio is an NPR-member radio station and service of USU. Students can create broadcasts and gain experience running a professional radio broadcasting station.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Utah State University offers many options for financial aid, including university level scholarships and aid available to specific colleges and majors.