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Majors & Degrees
The Grady College offers five undergraduate majors:
• Advertising (AD)
• Digital and Broadcast Journalism (DBJ)
• Journalism (JOUR)
• Mass Media Arts (MMA)
• Public Relations (PR)
The Grady College offers two graduate degrees:
• Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MA)
• Ph.D. in Mass Communication (PHD)
Time to Degree
Retention & Graduation (Campus)
Undergraduate Majors and Certificate Programs
Advertising - A.B.J.
This program is designed to train students as analysts, creative thinkers and planners in advertising and related fields.
Public Relations - A.B.J.
This program is designed to train students as analysts, creative thinkers, writers, planners and policy makers in public relations.
Digital and Broadcast Journalism - A.B.J.
This program is designed to train students in the skills necessary for on-air opportunities in gathering, analyzing and delivering the news in radio and television.
Mass Media Arts - A.B.J.
This program prepares students for careers in creative digital media industries.
The Magazine Journalism emphasis
trains students to tell stories interestingly, effectively and ethically in print and digital formats.
The Public Affairs Journalism emphasis
teaches students how to make important news interesting.
The Publication Management emphasis
equips students with an understanding of basic operational skills and marketing strategies essential for successful leadership of print and electronic
The Visual Journalism emphasis
prepares students for careers in mainstream journalism organizations and as entrepreneurial journalists.