Academics

Guest speaks to a classroom of students.

 

 

Real World, Right Now.

Whether you’re on the front lines of a local protest, pitching new strategies in a crowded boardroom, or coordinating and producing quality content behind the scenes, the world of tomorrow belongs to the storytellers. With our hands-on, interactive degree programs, the School of Journalism and New Media at Ole Miss gives our students all the tools and resources they need to learn valuable skills and compete for real-world jobs, right now.

Our Programs

We offer hands-on, interactive programs that give you the tools to build legacies and become expert storytellers.

Explore our Journalism & IMC specialization options for undergraduate students

Our school offers a variety of specializations for both the Journalism and IMC programs. Specializations will not only enhance your experience here but will allow you to separate yourself from the pack when applying for jobs down the road.

  • Fashion Promotion
  • Social Media
  • Sports Communication and Promotion
  • Public Relations
  • Visual Design
  • Health Communication
  • Media Sales and Management

 

Get to Know Our Students

Celeste Lay

Celeste Lay

  • Greek Life
  • Student Activities Association

What would you tell a high school student about your major?

See Celeste’s Answer
Jakota White

Jakota White

  • Orientation

When and why did you choose your major(s)/minors?

See Jakota’s Answer
Olivia Moore

Olivia Moore

  • Campus Recreation

Why is your school a special place?

See Olivia’s Answer

Meet the Team

Our dedicated faculty and staff members can help you with your academic or student affairs needs.
Kareem Russell

Kareem Russell

  • Assistant Dean for Student Services
Marquita Smith

Marquita Smith

  • Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Professor of Media and Communication
James Dowd

James Dowd

  • Academic Counselor
Casandra Jenkins

Casandra Jenkins

  • Academic Counselor
  • Advising

    Learn more about who your academic counselor is and how advising works in the SOJNM.

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  • Other Academic Forms

    Looking for change of major, transfer, or course appeal forms? Find them and many other resources here.

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