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Welcome to the School of Creative Expression @ Missional University

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 is 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, a Bachelor of Communication (completion and Two Plus Two), a Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies, a Master of Communication, and a Doctor of Communication. Communication studies at Missional University equip Christian believers to serve in the mission of God by using various communication media.


Uniqueness of the School of Creative Expression

Unique Programs
  • 24%  Totally Unique
  • 38%  Rarely Offered
  • 8%  Similar to Others
  • 30%  Same as Others
International Experience

76% of Faculty

Seminary Degrees

44% of Faculty

Doctorate Degrees

88%+ of Faculty with Accredited Terminal Degrees


Quick Facts


Number of Departments:  5

Number of Dual Enrollment Programs:  4

Number of Undergraduate Certificates Programs:  5

Number of Associate Programs:  9

Number of Bachelor Programs:  15

Number of Master's Programs:  7

Number of Faculty Members:  6

Careers in Communicating Creatively