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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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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 Barb...

July 30, 2016

From Physics Researcher to Chemistry Editor: STJR Graduate Patrice Pages

Since a young age, Patrice Pages has enjoyed learning about science and helping others to understand it. Now the STJR graduate is the editor of ChemMatters, the American Chemical Society’s ma...

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...