Messages matter.

Prepare to be the catalyst between writer and reader. Develop the skills needed to communicate, edit and analyze. And be equipped with knowledge to conduct your work through a lens of faith.

Why Cornerstone University?

  • Expect more interaction with expert faculty. At Cornerstone, we intentionally limit class sizes because we value relational learning and collaboration. This means you'll receive more in-class attention from professors who are committed to seeing you thrive and care about you as a whole person.
  • Attend on-campus workshops. Each year, Cornerstone hosts Breathe Christian Writers Conference, a two-day writing conference. This gives you an opportunity to meet area writers and network with editors.
  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Humanities
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids

    Career Opportunities

    A bachelor's degree in publishing prepares you for a range of career options and graduate programs.

    • Copy editor
    • Editorial assistant
    • Media relations
    • Promotion specialist
    • Publicity manager
    • Technical writer
  • Relevant Classes

    A well-rounded list of liberal arts and major classes prepare you to excel as an innovative, character-driven professional. And trained advisers provide the personalized, strengths-focused guidance you need to thrive as a college student and complete your degree.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide. This shows how you can finish your degree in four years.

    Real-World Experience

    Here, 100% of traditional undergraduate students complete an academic internship or practicum. More than a graduation requirement, this hands-on opportunity helps you explore your vocation and gain the practical experience necessary for career success.

    With support from campus resources such as the Center for Career & Life Calling, our students have landed internships at organizations such as:

    • Baker Publishing
    • Ford Motor Company
    • Oakland Press
    • Rockford Squire Newspaper
    • Women At Risk, International
  • Job Placement Rate


    of our traditional undergraduate publishing majors from the class of 2016 were working within six months of graduation.