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: April 10, 2017

Duration: 48 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits

Complete our General Program or choose from one of two other concentrations:

  • Public Relations
  • Media Studies

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

  • Career Options

    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.

  • Entry Requirements

    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.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the BS in Communication 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. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your BS in Communication at Walden?

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Save Time and Money

    Transfer up to 135 of the 181 required quarter credits from previous college coursework.



“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