About SJMC

Welcome to SJMC

Welcome to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) at Texas State University - one of the largest and most innovative journalism and mass communication programs in the nation. A vibrant and active faculty of scholars and professionals prepare students for productive and responsible careers in media.

Our Mission

To nurture diverse learning environments, cultivating strong skills in professionals, scholars, and citizens in the realm of media.


Nationally accredited by ACEJMC, we offer hands-on experience in Student Media, award-winning competitions, and a rich history—Lyndon B. Johnson, a University Star editor, initiated our first journalism class. 

 Our undergraduate and graduate programs, emphasizing academic integrity, prepare students for impactful careers in advertising, digital media, journalism, electronic media, and public relations. Explore concentrations, engage in intercollegiate competitions, and become part of a vibrant community shaping the future of mass communication. Join us to explore a diverse curriculum, professional organizations, and pathways to success.

Our Team

Meet the Faculty and Staff behind the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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