Mission Statement

The Journalism and Digital Media program educates students to become ethical, creative, informed media scholars and practitioners. Students will develop their ideas into relevant stories that are built on a foundation of good writing and told using emerging technology. Our faculty encourages a broad-based learning environment balancing theory and practical experience for students to gain a better understanding of the role and current practices of today’s media. The department provides a liberal arts education with individualized instruction and hands-on learning enabling students to receive a college degree designed to prepare them for success in today’s converging media industry.

AU Mission

Ashland University, guided by our Christian heritage, is a comprehensive, private university that provides a transformative learning experience, shaping graduates who work, serve and lead with integrity in their local, national, and global communities.