Digital Media and Communication (BA)

Hone your skills for communicating in the digital space through a robust study of design and content creation for various communication channels.

Why Digital Media and Communication?

Digital Media and Communication offers students a versatile set of skills allowing them to be effective, multimedia communicators in a digital environment. Within the next decade, The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects an increase in demand (about 68,000 new jobs) for those who can navigate the digital world. Designed for students who excel in written and visual communication, Digital Media and Communication offers you a program with clear career objectives, opportunities, and outcomes.

Why Digital Media and Communication at Cairn?

  • Interact with Christian faculty committed to a biblically integrated approach to professional learning.
  • Direct your elective courses toward a particular program emphasis including mass media, visual design, sports media, and marketing.
  • Gain experience and certification with popular softwares used in the digital media and communication industry, such as Digital Transformation Google Certification and Hubspot.
  • Take courses relevant to today’s workforce including writing for social media and the web, digital storytelling, and mobile moviemaking. 
  • Intern within Cairn University’s expansive professional network that includes both Christian and secular organizations in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. 
  • Benefit from the faculty, course selection, and campus life created by a thriving visual arts department and an established English program.
  • Join the Honors Program and earn an annual $2,000 scholarship.

Career Paths

  • Content Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • News Analyst
  • Graphic Designer
  • Sports Media Manager
  • Editor
  • Social Media Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist 
  • Digital Journalist 
  • Communication Manager 
  • Copywriter
  • Web Developer