Quick Facts

Numbers That Count

  • 258 majors
  • 8% of student body
  • 7th largest department
  • Most popular programs:
    • Communication studies -- 101 (39% of students in the department)
    • Electronic Media -- 93 (36% of students in the department)
    • Theatre -- 35 (14% of students in the department)
    • Journalism -- 11 ( 4% of students in the department)
  • 15 faculty; 47% of whom have doctorates

Top 10 Reasons You Should Study Communication at Cedarville University

The Press

Cedarville's journalism degree offers you a comprehensive convergent major with cross-media competencies in print, broadcasting, and online skills. The program prepares journalists to write for an audience that relies less and less on traditional media for news.

The Airwaves

If your interests lie in audio and video or media management and sales, then consider Cedarville's electronic media major. This program provides an unusual mix of the practical and the theoretical, including opportunities to apply what you learn in a real-life setting, such as the University's student-run radio station Resound.

The Podium

When it comes to accolades, Cedarville boasts national debate and speech champions. Both our debate and forensics teams consistently place at the top of national rankings. The foundation for this is built on an academic program that will challenge your interest in public speaking.

Real-World Experience

Cedarville's technical and professional communication major offers students a chance at once-in-a-lifetime internship opportunities with industry leaders. Our students have worked with companies like IBM, Dell, and Kodak, to name just a few.

Adaptability

Cedarville's one-of-a-kind comprehensive communication major allows you to tailor your degree to your specific life goals, creating your own major, in a sense. You could combine communication studies with art, history, science or ministry — whatever best fits into what you want to do with your career.

Christ-Centered Focus

Inspiring daily chapels, our one-of-a-kind Bible minor, worldwide ministry opportunities, and a biblical perspective in the classroom create a distinctly Christ-centered experience.

Student Satisfaction

In a recent national satisfaction survey, our students ranked Cedarville University #1 among all participating colleges for commitment to academic excellence, career services, computer labs, and more.

State-of-the-Art Technology

Cedarville recently constructed a new media lab for writing and upper-level design students. Also, Resound Radio serves as a lab where students learn how to succeed in their profession — a co-curricular experience that you can translate into a job.

Highly Qualified Professors

Your professors (all with advanced degrees, no teaching assistants) will bring real-world experience and great teaching skills to the classroom — not to mention their hearts for God and for students.

Career Opportunities

Cedarville's media and applied communications students have a high rate of success, whether they choose to go on to grad school or right into a career. Our graduates have done everything from TV sports reporter for NBC Chicago to production management on the History Channel's Ice Road Truckers to starting their own consulting firm.