Are you looking for a dynamic career in media?
Waldorf’s communication program will prepare you for many exciting positions within the communications industry by combining a liberal arts education with specific job skills and service to the greater community. Waldorf will help you improve your proficiency in written and verbal communication, visual literacy and multimedia skills. The bachelor’s program began in 1993 when professors David Damm and Mark Newcom created a bachelor’s program in communications at Waldorf University. Using their professional media experience and research into successful programs from throughout the country, the professors built a strong program based on several key ingredients:
Waldorf’s communication professors have been real-world professionals in a variety of fields such as a print journalism, videography and graphic design, before joining the university faculty.
Waldorf prides itself in making the latest technology available to you in the communications program. You will work in a well-equipped digital arts lab, an all-digital radio station and a professional television studio.
In order to enhance students’ real-world experience, the program requires completion of at least one professional internship, and highly recommends two. Students have had internships locally, regionally and nationally.
Waldorf requires completion of a client-based project during the program. Primarily service-oriented, these projects are typically for non-profit or religious organizations that cannot afford professional communications support, and include web sites, brochures, news releases, and videos.
Mentor relationships are also fostered through campus media (The Lobbyist, The Torch, KZOW, Wal-TV) where upper division students serve in leadership roles, fully managing each of these campus media.
The Waldorf University Communication Department is proud to offer the Pillars Digital Media-Communications scholarship allowing students the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity for a chance to receive up to a full tuition annual scholarship.
Meet one of our many creative COMM students doing great things at Waldorf. Picture your name and work on this page – totally shareable with family, friends and your dream employer. Our Public Relations Practicum writes each student profile – so even if you aren’t in the picture, you might be behind the words that light it up.
In the click of a shutter, you too will be a Waldorf alum worthy of being featured on this site. Spend a moment getting to know a few of our grads who sat right where you will be sitting…and are now out creating a whole bunch of awesome.