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Online Communication Degree

Delivered in a flexible, fully-online format, the Bachelor of Science in Communication degree includes courses designed with the best practices for online learning, emphasizing the human connection that is a hallmark of the prestigious Scripps College of Communication. You will learn from award-winning faculty and engage in the study of multiple communication fields, all at a pace that is convenient for working adults.

Ideally suited for professionals in a variety of public, non-profit and private organizations who have positions that emphasize internal and external communication, the major cross-trains individuals in visual, written and oral communication. The major is open to students at any stage of their college career, including recent high school graduates and transfer students. Students who have already completed an associate degree (60 or more semester hours or 90 or more quarter hours) are also excellent candidates for this degree program.

Work with your academic advisor to plan a minor in journalism and/or a social media certificate

This is a fully-online, four-year program. If you're entering with previous course credit, apply your credit toward your degree. 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

Reviewing programs on the basis of reputation, coursework, cost, faculty, and flexibility, ranks the Bachelor of Science in Communication degree among the Best Online Communications Degrees and lists our program as having the best applied communication focus. OnlineU ranked our program seventh on its list of Most Affordable Communications Degrees for 2020.  

The Program:

Admission Requirements:

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.


If you have questions, please contact Dr. Brittany Peterson, director of e-learning.