Skip to: Main Content Search Navigation Secondary Navigation

Online Applied Communication Degree

Ohio University's bachelor of science in communication in the applied communication major is an online degree completion program designed for associate degree graduates who want to further their education and advance their careers.

Students learn from award-winning faculty in the prestigious Scripps College of Communication, combining their previous coursework and professional experiences to engage in the study of multiple communication fields. Courses are taught entirely online at a pace convenient to a working adult.

Students can receive credit for previous associate degree study and can earn a bachelor’s degree in as few as 2 years. Ohio University offers affordable tuition with flexible and affordable payment options. You can apply now to begin in fall, spring, or summer terms.

 

Program Rankings

OnlineU has ranked Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication first in its “2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Public Relations Degrees” rankings.

According to the website, the rankings list 13 colleges and universities that offer the most affordable online bachelor’s degrees in public relations, all with annual tuitions under $17,000. All institutions considered for this ranking offer fully online degrees at the bachelor’s level or higher. Ohio University’s degree came in with the lowest annual tuition cost, at $7,290. To read more, click here.

OnlineU ranked Ohio University Scripps College of Communication’s online bachelor’s degree completion program in applied communication eighth in its “2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Communications Degree” rankings. The rankings list 24 schools that offer the most affordable online communication degrees available, all with annual tuitions under $10,000. Read more about this award here.

The degree was also ranked #1 by Nonprofit Colleges Online. Our program received top rank out of 50 other communication programs nationwide for the “Best Online Bachelor’s in Communication and Public Relations: Students Before Profits Award 2015-2016." Click here to read more about this award.

 

The OHIO Online Experience:

Ohio University and the Scripps College of Communication offer the online and distance education experience that fits your life and helps you achieve your goals.


 

The Program:

 

Admission Requirements:

  • A conferred associate degree completed at a regionally accredited community college, regional campus, technical college or university (60 or more semester hours or 90 or more quarter hours).
  • Combined grade point average of 2.5 or higher.