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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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September 30, 2014

STJR Graduate Contributes to Space-Based Research

When Emily Roberge was a graduate student in genetics, her classmates often noted her skill at explaining scientific concepts. Deciding to apply this skill to a career in science communication...

July 18, 2014

Future Journalism PhD Uses STJR Education to Teach and Learn

Growing up in Mumbai, India, Roma Subramanian dreamed of a career where she could combine her training in the sciences and her passion for writing. Today she is a PhD student at the University...

July 07, 2014

Physician STJR Graduate Now Book Author, Writing Coach, and Consultant

When Naveed Saleh graduated from medical school in 2006, he knew his path would be unconventional. Today, as a graduate of the STJR program, he is a freelance writer and editor who published a...