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Bachelor’s in Communications, BA

Online Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Learn to reach the right audience with the right message through an online BA in Communications. Prepare for roles in a number of industries where you can have an impact through the connections you make between ideas, information, services, products and their consumer audiences.

Develop a well-rounded approach as a communications practitioner with a focus in areas such as broadcasting, media management, sales, and sports information. Explore the latest technologies and platforms used in communications from video production to digital storytelling and podcasting. Graduates can pursue roles in a number of fields, including journalism, public relations, sales, and much more!

Program at a Glance

2-4 years

Duration

48

Credit Hours

$495

Cost Per Credit

100%

Online

Every communications student at Lindenwood University is required to take core courses which make up 36 credit hours of your bachelor of arts degree. These courses will teach you the basics of the communications field. You will learn reporting, radio production, video production, writing for electronic media, communications law and theory, ethics, and more. Once you have mastered these skills, which are critical to your success, other courses are incorporated, including broadcast, media management, sales, and sports information.

The journalism program at Lindenwood University is extremely hands-on and experiential. Develop your real-world approach with the bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. In this degree in mass communication and journalism, you will study in a classroom and gain applied experience through Lindenwood’s multimedia outlets. Build out your expertise in key aspects of media communications, such as social media, strategic communications and mass media. Graduates of the online degree in journalism mass communication concentration track are positioned to pursue careers in broadcasting, print journalism, public relations, publishing and more.

Course Spotlights

Our online programs offer immersive learning where and when you need it—connecting you to the classroom-to-career tools you need to build the future you want.

Industry-Driven Communications Curriculum

From instructors rooted in real-world expertise in areas such as visual storytelling, communications law, and podcasting production to coursework that aligns with best practices in the field, your communications degree program will connect classroom with your career through immersive, experiential learning in your area of interest.

Hands-On Experience

Take advantage of in-program opportunities to apply your learning in the studio or in the field—even before you graduate! Enhance your career pursuits through experiential projects that bridge your coursework with the realities of your industry.

Accelerated Degree Completion

Complete your bachelor’s degree in communications even faster online, and transfer your learning directly to the field even before you graduate.

Transfer Credits

Complete your bachelor’s in communications even faster by transferring credits from your previous learning experiences. Save time and money on your education!

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. Our online presence continues to build on our tradition of making the highest caliber of career-focused education accessible through a commitment to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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