Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

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Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Publishing

Prepare yourself to become an instrumental part of the writing process. As a publishing professional, you are the gatekeeper between writer and reader, and the decisions you make will determine the final message that is relayed. This program is designed to coach you on how to hone your editing, analyzing and distribution skills so you can assess situations quickly and write with clarity and intent.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Humanities Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of publishing graduates from the class of 2018 were employed within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Internships

West Michigan is home to several large publishers, distribution centers and nonprofit organizations looking to train the next generation of publishing professionals. Cornerstone has partnered with companies across the state to connect them to students who are determined to succeed.

Opportunities

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

Careers

West Michigan is a hub for well-known publishing companies and employs several Cornerstone alumni. Publishing students from Cornerstone leave their mark on Christian and secular publishing companies alike.

Opportunities

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

Program Features

The publishing program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in publishing.

Publishing Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Humanities Division student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Ireland, Ecuador, France, Italy, Kosovo, Oxford, South Africa and Spain.

Learn More About Off-Campus Study Programs

Humanities Division Annual Seminar

The Humanities Division provides students from all academic divisions with an annual seminar to discuss topics such as an era of poetry or influential thinkers. This seminar experience also includes an opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England.

Breathe Christian Writers Conference

You can also participate in the Breathe Christian Writers Conference where you will network with and learn from, editors and writing professionals.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our publishing program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

My professors were committed to my growth both academically and personally. They pushed me to be better in several areas, and I would not be the person I am today without their work to create an environment of daily personal encouragements and intellectual challenges.

Noël Rathnaw

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Humanities Division offers a wide range of majors that can be tailored to your interests. Check out other programs related to publishing.

Admissions Office

Contact

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616.222.1418

Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.