Online Bachelor of Arts in Communication

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Tuition / credit hour $252.28
Fee / credit hour  
Library $2.91
Network & Data Systems $10.78
Off-Campus $30

Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2019 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

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Department of Communication

Scholarship Opportunities

Communication is at the center of all governmental, business and media organizations.  Successful professionals in a knowledge-based, high-tech society need a background and an understanding of communication strategies that cross multiple message contexts and platforms. 

The nationally recognized Department of Communication offers this online degree program to engage you with the dynamics of interpersonal persuasion, the effects of media technologies, the nature of gender stereotypes, the function of roles within the family, the symbolic structure of organizational authority, and the impact of social movements.

Majors will explore a curriculum that uniquely blends personal, group, corporate, and social communication contexts and modern message technology and platforms. This program will prepare you for a variety of communication-related occupations, which continue to be in demand through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


What can I do with a communication degree?

  • Public relations
  • Media and social media consultation
  • Corporate training
  • Sales and management
  • Fundraising and development
  • Project management
  • Non-profit organization occupations
  • Municipal government occupations

The major in communication prepares you to interact with culturally diverse populations, use new media technologies, develop mass communication strategies in professional settings, participate in First Amendment issues, and become a critical consumer of mediated messages.


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Alissa Farina

I'm so thankful that I switched to the online program. … It gave me the opportunity to live where I wanted to live and go to school."

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Alissa Farina
New York, NY