Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

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  • Choose from two concentrations
  • Multiple start dates
  • Transfer up to 75 credits
  • 100% online

Start Dates

01/19/2021
Spring 2021 – MOD 3
03/11/2021
Spring 2021 – MOD 4
05/17/2021
Summer 2021 – MOD 5
07/08/2021
Summer 2021 – MOD 6
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Impact Your Business as an Effective Communicator

As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, the ability to effectively express ideas and communicate information is vital. The professional communication industry is expanding at a steady pace, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, making now the perfect time to pursue a career in this dynamic field. Gain the skills you need to express ideas effectively and communicate professionally with the online Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree from Alvernia University.

The program is delivered through Alvernia’s interactive online classroom and offers two career-focused concentrations to choose from: Strategic Communications and Public Relations & Advertising. Through both tracks, you’ll receive personalized attention from educators with years of industry experience, plus convenient online access to your courses, so you can learn on your schedule. When you graduate, you’ll have the skills to seek and deliver information in a variety of professional settings, including media, entertainment, government, education, social services and more.

Become a reliable source of information with the online Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree from Alvernia.

  • Choose from Two Concentrations

    This degree offers two unique concentrations to ensure you develop the skills that are essential to your career goals. Choose from Strategic Communications and Public Relations & Advertising.

  • Generous Transfer Policy

    Finish your degree faster by applying up to 75 previously earned credits to your online program.

  • 100% Online

    Complete your coursework completely online through an asynchronous format.

Advance Your Career

Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree will provide you with the advanced communication skills necessary to pursue a career in variety of industries.

$49,987

Median annual salary of copywriters

$64,156

Median annual salary of marketing managers

$46,950

Median annual salary of public relations specialists

Salary information from Payscale.com

Tuition

Alvernia’s online Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree is competitively priced at $500 per credit, plus a $50 fee per credit hour applied for each course. Requiring the completion of 123 credits, this program costs $67,650 total. When transferring the maximum number of credits allowed, you can finish your degree for $26,400 total.*

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment counselor for a personalized estimate of time to completion.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Alvernia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). For information about Alvernia’s accreditation, write to MSCHE, 3624 Market St., Second Floor West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, or call (267) 284-5000.

About Alvernia

Alvernia University has a long-standing commitment to help students develop their innate talents, discover their passions and lead successful lives with deep meaning and purpose.

Through real-world experiences, students graduate prepared for success in the workplace, which is why Alvernia has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North. Schools are ranked by comparing educational outcomes, peer assessments, student excellence, faculty resources and alumni giving among more than 1,500 colleges in the region.

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