Communications Degree Programs

A communications degree can open doors to print and electronic journalism, public relations firms and social work. A degree in communications is a versatile field of study that has many jobs available to the graduate. This takes a focus of how people communicate and places it in a practical application. They work in all fields from business and law, to broadcasting and writing fields and have a number of applications that are generally not thought of in all types of fields. You will first obtain a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication. This will require you to have classes based on theory and critical thinking. You also have classes on communication in a professional environment as well as understanding nonverbal, rhetoric, oral and ethics of this major. Students in communication degree programs learn how we create and use messages to generate meaning in various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. 

Communications and Media Programs

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  • Digital Image Management (C)
Locations:  Durham
  • Bachelor’s program options include Communication, Political Communication, Cinema-Television, and more.
  • Several concentrations available, including Rhetoric and Public Culture, Strategic Communication, Theatre, Journalism, Internet and Social Media, and more.
  • All concentrations are designed to teach students the fundamentals of journalism, helping them prepare for careers as reporters and writers.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).


  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
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  • Public Relations, Master of Arts (Online)
  • Media Communications, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • New Media Journalism, Master of Science

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs. With three different ways to learn, you can choose the format that works best for you:

  • Study wherever you have an Internet connection, because almost all of our courses are 100% online, or
  • Take campus-based classes(with day and evening options available), or
  • Combine campus learning with online classes (blended).


  • BSBA - New Media/Internet Marketing
  • Bachelor of Science: Communication
Locations:  Hagerstown