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Communications Degree Online

Online Communications Degree

Earn Your Degree in Communications!

Study communication in the Scripps College of Communication, recognized as a Center of Excellence by the Ohio Board of Regents!

The online Bachelor of Science in Communication degree is ideally suited for professionals in a variety of public, non-profit, and private organizations who have positions that emphasize internal and external communication. It's designed to provide a virtual classroom experience that enhances the learning experience and allows for connection between students, and the work is scheduled at a pace that is convenient for working adults. Students can also take advantage of credits they have previously earned to transfer into this bachelor’s degree program.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by Newsweek.

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What courses will you take?

Study visual, written, and oral communication including courses in journalism, media production, web and print design, communication studies, and telecommunication systems.

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Transferring Credits

Have you already begun your journey to a Bachelor of Science in Communication degree? Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Science in Communication provides you with practical skills in communication that are sought by today's employers. This degree will prepare you for a career in public relations, digital media, social media, brand strategy, crisis communication management, event planning, writing, blogging, editing, producing and much more.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load or pace your courses to fit your life and career.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the program as a freshman applicant requires successful attainment of a high school diploma, state-recognized high school equivalent or GED.
  • Transfer applicants must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 or higher from all institutions previously attended to be considered for admission. If you have completed fewer than 20 semester hours or 30 quarter hours of university or college coursework, you must also submit your high school transcript for evaluation.


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