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    Bachelor of Arts
    Communication Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies focuses on the ways that people make use of both verbal and nonverbal messages to generate meanings within various contexts, cultures, and media.

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    Master of Arts
    Communication Studies

    The primary focus of the Master of Arts in Communication Studies program is to provide the fundamentals of communication theories and enable students to acquire the ability to understand and use basic methods of communication research.

  • Bachelor of Science
    Strategic Communications

    The strategic communications program prepares students to use advertising, public relations, social media, and organizational communication to build mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and its key stakeholders.

Communication focuses on the ways that people make use of both verbal and nonverbal messages to generate meanings within various contexts, cultures and media. Since most of a person’s day is spent communicating, the importance of being able to communicate clearly cannot be overemphasized.

Prepared for a promising future

Communication skills are essential to personal satisfaction and academic success, as well as employment. The process of communication is at the heart of all personal and professional relationships.

Our graduates go on to work in:

  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Social Media Management
  • Crisis Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Corporate Training
Accredited by ACEJMC

acejmc-logoWe are certified by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Communications for our undergraduate programs in journalism and radio-television. Only 109 schools in the U.S. are accredited by ACEJMC.


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Both of our undergraduate communication programs are available online. Access the courses online at your convenience - anytime, anywhere.


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