Overall employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Today’s communicators require a breadth of understanding about our world. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through communication course topics such as conflict management, public speaking, and intercultural and organizational communication.
Program benefits include:
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits. Suggested minors for communication studies include:
You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree. Suggested certificates for communication studies include:
EKU’s online communication studies curriculum prepares students for a variety of rewarding career options as well as graduate and professional school programs including law, public administration, government, and business.
Bachelor of communication studies courses include conflict management, public speaking, and intercultural and organizational communication.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
Special Tuition for Active Duty* Military
Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition expenses to $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses to all service members currently serving on active duty.
*Active duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online Graduate