CSDJ Majors

Computer Science & Informatics

In an increasingly high-tech world, graduates with knowledge and skills in computing and information technology are always in demand. Computing careers such as software engineer, Web designer, game developer, systems analyst, database manager, and network administrator can be challenging, dynamic, rewarding, and lucrative. The Computer Science & Informatics major provides practical knowledge and skills for the information technology jobs of today, while also building the critical reasoning and communication skills necessary for a career in which learning and adapting to new technologies are essential. A variety of internship opportunities are available, as well as student research experiences for majors pursuing graduate studies.

Graphic Design & Media

The world of design continually expands and Creighton's Graphic Design & Media major reflects these changes. It prepares students for the future with instruction in 3D design, motion graphics, and making documentaries as well traditional skills like graphic design and illustration, video and photojournalism. Advanced courses such as interactive design, web design, and animation allow students to offer employers specialized skills. They can build their photo and video skills by working for our award-winning student newspaper, The Creightonian, and The Creightonian Online. Students also gain valuable experience by doing internships for a wide range of employers including businesses, nonprofits, news organizations, and PR and advertising agencies.


They write. They edit. They do social media and work for high tech new services as well as newspapers. They plan events and advertising campaigns and analyze the effectiveness of media buys. They also work in social media, graphic design and even computer programming. They are Creighton Journalism students and alums getting innovative jobs in the rapidly changing fields this major offers: News, Public Relations and Advertising. Creighton Journalism is both innovative and proudly traditional. Students in all three tracks master rigorous traditional writing classes and receive one-on-one guidance from faculty members with years of professional experience.