Welcome to the School of Creative Expression!

The School of Creative Expression enables Christian believers to communicate a gospel witness in various forms, media and styles to bring glory to God through service in the mission of God.  The programs in the School of Creative Expression equip missional leaders in foundational courses in a theology of beauty, storytelling, or media and communication and then adds practical courses in communication, media arts, music arts, theatre arts, information technology management and worship studies. Whether you need to learn how to use social media, multimedia, visual communications, graphic design, digital journalism or information technologies – Missional University will give you the tools to serve in faith-based and secular organizations as a Christian witness. Through music arts, you can be equipped in songwriting, ethnomusicology, and in leading worship.  Through digital arts, you can be equipped in studio art, graphic design, 2D animation, 3D animation, animation visual effects, publication and print media. Creativity in the arts are extended through storytelling, theatre arts, and film studies and production. 

The School of Creative Expression has programs that lead to Certificates in Communication Studies, an Associate of Communication Studies, a Bachelor of Communication Studies (completion degree), a Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies, and a Master of Communication Studies.  Communication studies at Missional University equip Christian believers to serve in the mission of God through using various communication media.  The School of Cultural Expression also provides certificate, Associate and Bachelor completion programs in Worship Studies.



QUICK FACTS

Number of Departments:  6 

Number of Dual Enrollment Programs:  1 

Number of Undergraduate Certificates Programs:  5 

Number of Associate Programs:  9 

Number of Bachelor Completion Programs:  15 

Number of Master's Programs:  7 

Number of Faculty:  25 

Percent of Faculty with Doctorates:  88%   

Percent of Faculty with International Experience:  76% 

 

 

MAJORS IN THE
MASTER OF COMMUNICATION

Admission into the Master of Communication requires prior graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.  Below is a list of majors in the Master of Communication:

  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Animation & Visual Effects
  • Information Technology Management
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Scriptwriting, Storytelling & Ethnotheatre

 

MAJORS IN THE
MASTER OF WORSHIP STUDIES

Admission into the Master of Worship Studies requires prior graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.  Below is a list of majors in the Master of Worship Studies:

  • Worship Leadership
  • Music Composition & Ethnodoxology

 

MAJORS IN THE
BACHELOR OF COMMUNICATION

The Bachelor of Communication Studies is a degree completion program.  A minimum of 42 transfer credit hours and fulfillment of general education requirements are necessary to be admitted.  Below is a list of major areas: 

  • Cultural Studies
  • Folk Studies
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • Social Media Studies
  • Media & Photojournalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Graphic Design & Media
  • Animation & Visual Effects
  • Journalism & Publication
  • Information Technology Management & Web Design
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Scriptwriting, Storytelling & Ethnotheatre

MAJORS IN THE
BACHELOR OF WORSHIP STUDIES

The Bachelor of Cultural Studies is a degree completion program.  A minimum of 45 transfer credit hours and fulfillment of general education requirements are necessary to be admitted.

  • Worship Leadership  
  • Music Composition & Ethnomusicology