Department of Journalism and Public Relations

Journalism and public relations students in the IU School of Liberal Arts take engaging and timely courses led by expert faculty and learn the skills that employers seek. Small class sizes and campus media opportunities encourage you to collaborate on projects and network with peers. Our downtown Indianapolis location provides you with a valuable pool of successful media professionals and public relations practitioners who serve as instructors and guest speakers, resulting in connections that lead to internships and even full-time jobs with broadcast stations, newspapers, magazines, sports teams, public relations firms, healthcare companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. You’ll learn teamwork. You’ll gain communication skills and research and analytical techniques at a major university filled with opportunities to learn about the world—all in the heart of a diverse and vibrant city.

Why Major in Journalism and Public Relations?