Journalism & Public Relations Program

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Major in Magazine Journalism

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Science (B.S.) in Magazine Journalism

The magazine journalism major prepares you for jobs as a magazine writer or editor. The major is also designed to teach you to examine the economic and social role of magazines in the context of today’s communication environment. You will learn the writing, editing, production, and business of magazines. Magazine-specific courses teach you how to:

  • Write queries and articles on spec for consumer magazines
  • Work as a writer, editor, photographer, and designer for the All Points North online or the print version of the magazine
  • Design a magazine of your own
  • Analyze current magazine markets

Program Requirements

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like to learn more about the journalism and public relations programs at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Jonathan Slater, Chair
Office: Ward Hall 241
Phone: 518-564-2284
Fax: 518-564-2349
Email: [email protected]