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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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June 21, 2016

STJR Student Contributes to Communicating Climate Research

For Roberto Molar Candanosa, learning English was difficult and understanding science was intimidating. Now, however, while finishing his STJR degree, he works full-time as a science writ...

September 16, 2015

Updates: STJR Graduates, Student Take New Jobs

Successful job placements in diverse fields continue for the STJR program. Using communication in statistics Jingang Miao, who earned his STJR master’s in 2010 and a PhD in statistic...

August 27, 2015

STJR Students Back at Texas A&M After Internships

From editing technical documents about innovative devices to writing press releases about medical studies and features about the latest space research, STJR students doing internships had a pr...