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Communication Studies Bachelor’s Degree 

Communication is the backbone of industry and employers increasingly list communication skills as the heart of advancement, promotion and leadership opportunities. EKU’s 100% online communication studies degree provides students with the hands on, practical learning needed to become creative, effective communicators and successfully navigate our complex global society. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions in business, sales, human service agencies and nonprofit agencies, or to pursue law school or other graduate studies.

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 120 hours
2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                                          $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*
Career Options: Corporate trainer, sales professional, communications specialist, marketing specialist, human resource generalist, program coordinator, relationship manager, consultant, community engagement coordinator, community relations coordinator   

A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed at EKU                       

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
Today’s communicators require a breadth of understanding about our world. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as conflict management, public speaking, and intercultural and organizational communication.

  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • 8-week terms
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Dedicated advisors who provide personalized graduation plans
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.