Experience Learning

Gain journalism experience through Public Eye News, the student-run TV program; produce award-winning video/audio content in professionally equipped studios; create and execute live on-air radio shows through our on campus student run radio station WUPX 91.5 FM.  CAMS faculty can also connect you as students to valuable internship programs that will enhance your career prospects. Read about some of the student experiences you can have on campus.

Career Excellence

Graduates in communication-related disciplines are prepared for a large variety of career paths that the U.S. Department of Labor predicts will experience increasing employment opportunities. In addition, communication and media studies graduates possess skills that provide great professional flexibility in rapidly changing industries.


Students with their awards

Award-Winning Experiences

NMU students are acknowledged for their work in sports play-by-play or newscast at the annual Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards. Congratulations to those who receive recognition!


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CAMS Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with everything going on in the CAPS department!


Students in the recording studio

Audio Recording Studio Upgrades

Recent upgrades to Northern Michigan University's audio recording studio are aligning with new demands in emerging areas of digital media production.

Degrees Offered

A quick glimpse into the opportunities that await with a degree in Multimedia Production and Multimedia Journalism at Northern Michigan University!



What you'll do at NMU

Assist in faculty research and develop your portfolio. Edit your video or interview on fully digital broadcast equipment in the McClintock Building and state-of-the-art facilities at public stations WNMU-TV and WNMU-FM. You can even hone your on-air DJ skills on WUPX-FM (Radio X), the independent student radio station.

Communication and Media Studies Department



If you have college credit and want to find out what will transfer to NMU, please visit www.nmu.edu/transfercredit