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Ministry Media

  • Available as a concentration  

    In our media-driven culture, churches are continually seeking new new ways to communicate. Ministry media is at the cutting edge of these efforts. 

  • Do you have a passion to use multimedia for creatively sharing the Gospel? Do you aspire to work in media production at your church, on the mission field or for a local non-profit? If so, a degree in ministry media may be what you are looking for. By taking courses in both the Department of Communication and School of Theology and Christian Ministry, you will be fully prepared to serve the Lord in powerful, unique and creative ways.

    Ministry Media is a concentration within the Multimedia Communication major. 

    Benefit from the skills and knowledge of professors who are already successful in the professional world.

    • Professor Mark Bishop has worked for TV networks as a producer and weather broadcaster in Chicago, Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska and Rockford, Illinois.
    • Dr. Heather (Attig) McLaughlin is an award-winning video producer certified in Final Cut Pro 7 and Color. She is well-versed in Adobe products, CMS and proficient in the operation of HD video and still cameras.
    • Professor Jerry Cohagan has performed in theatre productions and commercials nationwide. His career also includes writing scripts and presenting for Christian audiences.


    Consider media ministry if you: 

    • have a call to ministry
    • enjoy audio production and visual communication
    • want to produce creative multimedia to share the gospel
    • consider media as an integral part of ministry for churches of any size
    • thrive when you're learning and applying your knowledge in practical ways
    • are a strategist and problem-solver

    Possible ministry media careers: local church sound engineer, graphics operator, video editor, producer, video director, photography director, technical director, video engineer, audio director, audio engineer, associate worship pastor, creative media film producer, technical manager, video and media associate, art director, production manager, creative arts director

    Ministry Media is part of the Department of Communication  within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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