Jump-start your career in advertising, journalism and mass communication or public relations at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University. Founded in 1905, this top communication school has a history of educating industry leaders. While Iowa State boasts the oldest journalism program in the state and one of the oldest in the country, we're not stuck in the past. As a Greenlee student, you'll enjoy a second-to-none adventure studying the latest industry practices and methods with passionate faculty. You'll gain hands-on experience both in and out of the classroom through client partnerships, student media and our 400-hour internship requirement. When you graduate from the Greenlee School, you'll have the skills, experience and confidence you need to excel in your career.
A degree in advertising will provide you with skills in copy writing, media planning, multimedia production, advertising creative and strategic communication.
Journalism and Mass Communication
A degree in journalism and mass communication will provide you with skills in generating and presenting content across media platforms for various audiences, with a strong emphasis on reporting, writing, multimedia production, visual communication, AP Style and editing.
A degree in public relations will provide you with the concepts, skills, and expertise needed to help organizations build mutually-beneficial relationships with diverse publics. You will learn to create and manage brands, communicate using strategies and tactics, handle crisis communication and carry out information campaigns.
Our graduate program offers two tracks, one designed for specialized study in research and another to develop advanced professional skills and training.
The Greenlee School offers undergraduate minors in advertising, journalism and mass communication and public relations.