It’s no secret that the world of journalism is changing. But the need for storytellers equipped to influence their generation for Christ is as strong now as it has ever been. At Bethel, we train students to integrate their faith into their calling as journalists.
We use the latest in new media technologies in classes that incorporate hands-on media experiences, exciting off-campus internship opportunities, and a program featuring visiting Christian journalists from around the world. Journalism students also have opportunity to write for The Clarion, our student-run weekly newspaper.
We train the next generation of journalistic storytellers.
The Johnson Center brings some of the world’s finest Christian journalists to campus to teach and inspire our students through special one-on-one workshops and classes on topics in journalism such as business reporting, international journalism, and covering religion.
Students can study journalism in unique settings like:
We help students land media internships with local news or nonprofit organizations, including:
Journalism majors can apply for a Bethel-sponsored summer internship with a major daily news organization such as the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, or the Kansas City Star.
Employers appreciate Bethel journalism graduates for their ability to present solid stories in a variety of formats. Our graduates are reporters at community newspapers across the Midwest, including:
Journalism alums also work in:
Our graduates go to top-ranked graduate schools in journalism, law, film studies, and other fields, studying at schools such as: