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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 by clicking here.

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STJR Student Receives Outstanding Master’s Student Award

STJR student Mary Beth Schaefer received the Outstanding Master’s Student Award given by the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) at its 2014 honors convocation, held Apr...


STJR Graduate Now Manages Communications in Qatar

“I hadn’t had any plans to take the GRE and go to grad school or anything like that,” said STJR graduate Lesley Kriewald. She had no idea what she was going to do with her degree in chemistry....


Future Statistics PhD Uses STJR Education in Classroom and Workplace

After receiving his master’s degree in 2010, STJR graduate Jingang Miao stayed at Texas A&M to pursue a PhD in statistics. Jingang, who had majored in biomedical English at Peking Universi...