Degree Overview

A communications degree is valuable and versatile. Just consider the number of communications channels and information sources we all deal with every day: With social media, mobile technology, and big data, we live in an increasingly information-driven world—and employees are being expected to handle these changes in the way we communicate.

Our communications degree with a concentration in business was designed using insights from workforce and industry leaders on what communications skills today’s people-oriented professionals must possess. The degree can be applicable in practically every industry—including healthcare, wholesale, retail, government, manufacturing, life sciences, and many more.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

  • Focused on developing foundational, interpersonal, and business skills
  • Based on labor market needs and input from employers and subject matter experts
  • Eligible for federal financial aid and financing
  • Earned by mastering 120 competencies through projects, not credit hours and grade points
  • Designed specifically to work for working adults by offering extensive flexibility and support

Thrive in a variety of positions, including

  • Sales manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Copywriter

Develop skills, including

  • Collaborating with diverse stakeholders
  • Sharing information that adds value
  • Resolving conflict
  • Skillfully articulating ideas to different audiences for different purposes
  • Capturing the attention of the right audience

Online Projects

Students work toward a degree by mastering 120 competencies and completing interesting online projects at their own pace

See Sample Project