There is an importance for future students to gain mass communication and journalism degrees. This story focuses on the the ever-evolving times and how the advancing technology are causing a rapid change in media, so many students need to gain degrees in these fields. With the increasing amount of students all over the country, coming into Colleges like Hillsborough Community College straight out of high school, they come seeking guidance. Many students, unsure of what career choice to follow in, could find themselves gaining a degree in Mass Communications or journalism. Nancy Lorenzen is a Mass Communication professor that has many years of experience in this field and has taught students at HCC for just over five years. with the number of journalism jobs increasing or decreasing over the past decade along with the trend of student graduates gaining degrees in these fields shows just how relevant and importance this media is to everyone.