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Corban University


Journalism Major

Prepare to write professionally and artistically about things that matter in a way that matters. Classes are taught by professional journalists and published faculty who will mentor you as you develop your own portfolio of writing. They will also help connect you with internship experiences tailored to your particular interests.

Career Options

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to put your writing skills to work in a variety of careers and ministries, such as.

  • Journalism
  • Freelance Writing
  • Blogging
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Corporate Communications
  • Writing Instruction

What You’ll Learn

Small classes with personalized instruction ensures that journalism students receive a top-quality education from Corban’s expert faculty. You will study topics such as:

  • Media & Society
  • Shakespeare
  • Print Journalism
  • Literary Criticism
  • Critique for Publication
  • Persuasive Theory & Writing
  • Marketing Principles
  • Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Program Worksheets

Journalism (B.A.) (B.S.)


At Corban, it’s not only faculty who have their work published. From letters to the editor to articles published by respected magazines, student writers begin to develop a portfolio of published work well before graduation.


Practical internships are an integral part of Corban’s journalism program. The real world experience, mentoring from media experts, and professional networking that internships provide gives our graduates an advantage in this competitive job market. Corban journalism majors have earned such prestigious honors as internships with the Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism and editorial residencies with Christianity Today.

Hilltop News

Corban’s award-winning student newspaper provides outstanding practical experience for student writers. Their mission is to tell true stories that contribute to authentic Christian community at Corban by sharing student perspectives on matters of importance to the Corban community. Hilltop News received the 2018 Award of Excellence (first place) from the Evangelical Press Association for best campus print publication.