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Science & Technology Journalism

The master's degree program in science and technology journalism (STJR) at Texas A&M University prepares students for careers as writers and editors in science, technology, and medicine. Open to candidates with scientific or other backgrounds, it includes course work in both science journalism and science. Students choose between an internship track and a thesis track. For information, please contact the program coordinator, Barbara Gastel, MD, at or 979-845-6887.

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September 08, 2018

Application Open for Spring 2019 Entry

Applications are being accepted for spring 2019 entry to the Texas A&M University master's degree program in science and technology journalism (STJR). The application deadline for domestic ...

September 06, 2018

Hearing Is Believing: STJR Student Attends Audio Documentary Workshop

Before I thought about being a science writer—before I could even write—I listened. I listened to barnacles scratching in their shells at low tide, the gravel in my neighbor’s voice, and ...

August 20, 2018

STJR Graduate Oversees Digital Aspect of 'Science News'

For Kate Travis (née Arnold), the decision to pursue a career in science journalism came as an epiphany while attending a science journalism lecture by Texas A&M University professor ...