What You’ll Learn

Interest in what’s happening in our community, state, region, and nation hasn’t gone away. The medium through which we receive that information, however, has rapidly changed.

Our Media Writing program engages you with the latest technology, while gaining time-tested interviewing, storytelling, and editing skills to help you stay ahead of the trend and produce innovative content.

Career Opportunities

Demonstrating the many skills acquired through your coursework puts you on track for careers in a number of areas, including:

  • Journalism
  • Digital Video
  • Social Media Management
  • Web Publishing 

The Columbia College Difference

Our ability to place students in relevant and exciting internships during their time at Columbia College will give you industry experience before you graduate. Many of our students go on to receive full-time job offers from companies they interned with.

Course Requirements

View major requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course catalog.

Undergraduate Course Catalog

Additional Course Options

Minors

Writing

In order to obtain a minor in writing, you'll need to complete twenty (20) s.h. in at least five (5) writing courses including public relations.

Creative Writing

In order to obtain a minor in creative writing, you'll need to complete twenty (20) s.h. including six (6) s.h. of independent study during which you will produce a book-length portfolio.

Public Relations

In order to obtain a minor in public relations, you'll need to complete twenty (20) s.h. including both public relations and writing courses.