Discover How to Communicate in the Digital Age

With one of Campbellsville University’s online mass communications programs, you can gain 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 four certificates 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, photojournalism and public relations. 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 certificates 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 need to upgrade your skills, one of our certificate programs will help you acquire the knowledge-based skills without a degree.

There are four credential-boosting certificate programs that you can choose from:

  • Digital reporting
  • Digital/social media
  • Marketing/public relations
  • Visual journalism

In addition, you have the option of earning either an associate degree or a certificate or completing both the associate degree and a certificate program within just two years. All credits you earn from one of the certificates 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