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BS in Communication

Learn how to more effectively communicate in today’s constantly connected world.

Explore strategies and techniques for using traditional media and emerging technologies for effective communications.

Whether you are looking to launch a new career or advance in your current field, the skills learned through Walden’s BS in Communication can be applied across a broad range of fields, including:

  • Public relations
  • Political communication
  • Marketing and sales
  • Emerging media

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: August 28, 2017
Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits

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Courses, Admissions, and Financial Aid

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Examine the role of media in our evolving multidimensional and multicultural world.
Explore methods for crafting communications that shape public perceptions and attitudes about companies, organizations, people, products, issues, and ideas.

Course content

Walden’s BS in Communication program focuses on methods for crafting effective communications in any field. Course topics include:

  • Writing for the Digital Age
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Marketing Communications
  • Leveraging Emerging Media for Mass Communication

More about our BS in Communication program

A BS in Communication degree will help you excel in your career no matter what setting you decide to pursue, including fields such as:*

  • Law/government/politics
  • Social and human relations
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Healthcare and community outreach

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.

Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your BS in Communication at Walden?

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“At Walden, the professors are always with you in the online program. They are there to answer your questions and support you."

Jair Vilchis Loranca | BS in Business Administration Graduate