Discover How to Communicate in the Digital Age

With one of Campbellsville University’s online mass communications programs, you can develop a competitive edge in the media realm while gaining hands-on experience.

Through one of the best private university mass communications programs in the nation, Campbellsville University offers an associate degree and a certificate program to help you specialize in a career path that is dynamic and rapidly growing. Our programs are taught by experienced faculty, and the online format offers you the convenience and flexibility to complete your coursework during your own time. You’ll get a head start on your undergraduate degree while learning up-to-date skills that can be utilized on digital or social media, in the newsroom or through various mass communication channels.

Through these unique programs, you will gain a strong understanding of the fundamentals of mass communications that you can apply in your future career, such as reporting, news writing and social media. All programs allow you to acquire practical experience. The associate degree in mass communications includes a one-hour practicum that involves 45 hours of work. Also, both the associate degree and the certificate involve completing assignments for the campus newspaper, Campus Times, Campbellsville University’s public relations office or broadcast and internet media outlets. If you have worked in the field for several years and are seeking to upgrade your skills, our mass communicates certificate in digital and social media program will help you acquire the knowledge you need without a degree.

In addition, you have the option of earning either an associate degree or a certificate individually or completing both the associate degree and the certificate program together within two years. All credits you earn from the certificate will directly transfer to the associate degree.

Campbellsville’s online communications programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Online Communications Degrees




Careers in Communications

After graduating from one of our online communications programs, you will be prepared for a wide range of career paths within the rapidly changing field of communications.

  • Social media marketing manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • News reporter
  • Digital reporter
  • Photojournalist
  • Copy Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital media specialist
  • Digital marketing specialist
  • Visual journalist