The MS e–Center @ JSU is home to many modern learning environs that explore innovative learning strategies as well as in-service and pre-service development of the next generation of educators.
The Centers include:
Located on the second floor of the e-Center, the Cyber Lounge is the perfect business center for e-Center guests to check emails and return missed calls or for students to relax and study before class. Equipped with three computers, printer, a flat screen television and Internet connections for personal laptops, the Cyber Lounge is opened Monday- Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Department of Mass Communications educates and trains students to become leaders in the communications industry. Students are provided with a strong foundation in the First Amendment, written and oral communications skills, critical thinking, theory, research, numerical and statistical concepts. Offering both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree, the Department of Mass Communications has three areas of concentration: Multimedia Journalism, Media Production and Integrated Marketing Communications. The program has been accredited by Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) for 27 years: first accredited in 1984 and reaccredited in 2011.
The Executive Ph.D. (EPhD) Program in Urban Higher Education at Jackson State University (JSU) prepares students to assume senior leadership roles in post-secondary institutions and other organizations whose primary endeavors relate to or impact the operations of institutions of higher learning. It is designed for experienced faculty, executives, middle/entry level managers and other institutional leaders in higher education and related human services agencies. The program engages participants in the analysis of different facets of operations and management of post-secondary institutions and the development of solutions to potential or existing challenges facing urban and metropolitan institutions.
The Department of Mass Communications oversees the operation of JSU TV22, a student-run closed-circuit channel that services the Jackson State University campus community. The channel is a co-curricular activity that provides students with experience in news, production, sports, sales, promotions, and management. TV22 can be viewed 24/7 via Comcast cable on channel 22 in dorm rooms and offices located on the JSU campus.