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BA in Communications Degree

Communications Major

Join a community of artists—learn theology, theory, and technique

You can earn your Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree from Moody Bible Institute and create the future of ministry media. Get opportunities you won’t find in any other communications program. You can work on one of the six practicum teams such as the Moody Media Lab, a professional student-led creative agency for anyone on campus who wants to be involved.

You’ll develop your knowledge of theology, technique, and technology as you study in community.

  • photography
  • videography
  • graphic design
  • fine art
  • speech
  • drama
  • broadcasting
  • writing

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Your Communications Studies

As you study, you’ll:

  • Research the theory and theology of communications
  • Share the gospel using technological tools, techniques, and your chosen medium
  • Use creative computer programs like the Adobe editing suite
  • Build your professional portfolio
  • Theologically evaluate the rapidly evolving media and culture landscape
  • Develop your biblical philosophy of creativity and communication
  • Explore how to create and communicate meaningful messages across contexts

Communications Degree Learning Experiences

Meet Your Communications Professors

Learn from experienced faculty mentors such as Brian Kammerzelt, Kelli Worrall and Robert Gustafson. With years of experience in videography, writing communications, and media theory, they’ll teach you from their practical and academic experience.

Brian Kammerzelt communications professor

Brian Kammerzelt

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Kelli Worrall communications professor

Kelli Worrall

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Bob Gustafson communications professor

Bob Gustafson

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After you graduate with your Communications degree

You’ll graduate with a professional portfolio and access to a global network of ministry partners eager to bring theologically sound, practically trained storytellers on board. You can pursue a career as a:

  • graphic designer
  • photographer
  • writer
  • radio host
  • videographer
  • actor
  • media firm manager

You’ll be equipped to serve well wherever God takes you.

Financial Aid

For on-campus residential students, every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, sponsored by faithful donors. Every residential Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $12,960 a year. Off-campus commuter students pay $380 per credit hour. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.

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