Dedicated research centers, headquarters of leading journalism organizations, the Reynolds Journalism Institute, community-focused newsrooms, strategic communication agencies and more provide unparalleled and extensive resources for your graduate study. These are offered within a supportive environment that allows you to network with other students, industry professionals and your Missouri journalism family. This section provides an overview of these resources.

Career Center

The journalism Career Center offers valuable resources to help you at every stage of your career.

Financial Aid

Nearly everyone is concerned about how to finance their graduate education. Here are a few opportunities and resources to inquire about at the same time you pursue admission to the program.

  • On-Campus Students in the Two-Year or Five-Year BJ/MA Program
  • Online Students

Graduate Student Organizations

Three organizations help graduate students connect with one another at the school and on campus for professional development, special programs and scholarly collaborations.

International Programs

The school offers an increasing number of international and domestic exchange, internship and short-term programs for graduate students. Opportunities are available in more than 20 countries and domestically in New York and Washington, D.C. [More]


The Frank Lee Martin Journalism Library and Ellis Library, the principal resources for research in the humanities, the social sciences and sciences on the university campus, provides extensive resources for graduate students.  The Freedom of Information Center is the most comprehensive FOI library in the world, with a collection of more than 1 million articles and documents about access to information at the state, federal and local levels. [More]

Policies and Procedures

The Missouri School of Journalism adheres to policies and procedures established by the University of Missouri, the MU Graduate School and those set by the Missouri School of Journalism and its faculties. [More]

Professional Organizations at the School

One thing that makes Missouri special is its close ties to the industries it serves. Working journalists take regular advantage of special facilities we operate and the professional organizations housed at the school. [More]

Research Centers

Three centers dedicated to research enhance the productive research environment at the school.