Special Academic Programs
Business Journalism Major
The bachelor of arts in business journalism teaches undergraduate students the concepts, skills and techniques needed to report and write about such issues for journalism and mass communication in the 21st century.
Carolina Community Media Project
The Carolina Community Media Project is dedicated to the proposition that strong community media help strengthen communities, and that communities with a vital civic life and a sense of place are key to high livability in a free democratic society.
Medical and Science Journalism Program
The school's master's program in medical and science journalism teaches the skills needed to work as a practicing medical and science journalist in print and electronic media.
Launched in 2002 with a $1 million anonymous donation, the Sports Communication Program provides courses about sports and the media, offers internships and scholarships for students, and brings visiting lecturers to the school.
Interdisciplinary Health Communication
The Interdisciplinary Health Communication initiative fosters synergy among Carolina’s leading programs in journalism and mass communication, public health, information and library science, psychology and allied fields that are working together to build a new science of health communication.
M.A. / J.D. Dual Degree Program
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Law at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers an M.A./J.D. dual degree program for students interested in mass communication law.