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Innovation | Global Leadership | Professional Excellence


Dear SJMC Family,

We are excited to share with you recent developments that will lead to greater opportunities for all students.

Earlier this year, the SJMC integrated with the College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA). The integration came about through a collaborative, faculty-led process involving professional staff, students, and alumni.

Students will continue with their current courses of study and the names of existing majors and degrees will remain unchanged. This confluence of talent, expertise, and additional resources, however, will better prepare our students for the 21st century economy of information, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Specifically, the integration enables us to

The SJMC and CARTA have both been defined by our commitment to provide students with the most innovative, cutting-edge curriculum designed to prepare them for success upon graduation. This integration is a logical and exciting progression of that commitment and will result in a unique, national brand exemplifying the very best FIU has to offer!

Brian Schriner                                                                                 Juliet Pinto

Dean, CARTA                                                                                  Interim Executive Director, SJMC

Innovative Engagement

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The SJMC student body is one of the most diverse in the United States with a strong mix of Cuban-Americans, African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans, Venezuelans, Colombians, Brazilians, and Nicaraguans, among others.

SJMC Graduates are Leading the Industry

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SJMC alumni have received industry awards and accolades including Emmys, Silver Anvils, Clios, Addys, and more.