Multimedia Journalism

The Bachelor of Science in multimedia journalism trains students to tell stories that matter in their communities. Trevecca’s state-of-the-art technology and curriculum prepare students for journalist jobs at news stations, newspapers, magazines and online publications. The program is also a good fit for those who have interest in public relations and other media writing careers.

Trevecca’s Bachelor of Science in multimedia journalism equips you for a career in journalism or public relations with curriculum that teaches you to think critically and compassionately as you tell the stories that matter in the communities you serve. You’ll use state-of-the-art equipment and technology in our communication lab and gain hands-on experience with our award-winning student publications.

Program Benefits

  • Learn from faculty who possess high degrees in their fields, who have relevant and valuable real-world experience and who make an effort to know you personally.
  • Study in our state-of-the-art communication lab.
  • Enjoy our small class sizes and supportive campus community.
  • Gain hands-on experience working on one of our award-winning student publications.
  • Take advantage of the exciting internships and career opportunities available in the Nashville market. 

What to Expect

Journalists have long played a key role in our culture and democracy. At Trevecca, we believe journalists have the power to influence their communities and change the world by telling the stories that matter. This program equips you to do just that through a career in journalism or public relations.

Our curriculum is designed by industry experts to help you think critically and compassionately about the world and to write, interview and report as a skilled and ethical storyteller. You’ll be able to hone your skills with access to professional equipment and technology in our state-of-the-art communication lab. 

You’ll also gain valuable, hands-on experience and build your professional portfolio working on our student publications, such as The TrevEchoes, our award-winning student newspaper, and The Micah Mandate, a magazine about our J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice. Our combination of rigorous coursework with a narrative focus and hands-on experience often leads to our students landing competitive internships from Nashville to New York City to Washington, D.C.

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. We are committed to educating the next generation to be servant leaders.

As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith intersects with your field of study. This means you can gain your multimedia journalism degree in a supportive, Christian community with small classroom sizes and engaged faculty members who care about you, your faith and your goals.


Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

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Career Opportunities

Our program has a strong reputation, and our alumni are telling stories that matter at news stations, newspapers and online publications across the country. With your degree from Trevecca, you’ll be well-prepared to enter the world of journalism or public relations with the skills and experience you need to excel. More specifically, your degree equips you to succeed in roles such as:

  • News anchor
  • News reporter
  • News producer
  • News director
  • Director of public relations
  • News/magazine writer
  • News/magazine editor

"I learned from a real, living and breathing journalist who challenged me, taught me well and gave me the freedom to lead a staff of writers. The grace-filled teaching and Christian community challenged me and prepared me for the difficult assignments I’m asked to write from time to time.​"

Tyler Whetstone Government reporter, Knoxville News Sentinel