USM Online

BA in Communication

Explore Communication from Every Angle

If you’re interested in how humans persuade, connect, influence and relate consider the Online BA in Communication.  You’ll study the nature of communication from a variety of contexts, including interpersonal, small group, organizational, and mass communication.  The breadth and depth of our curriculum enable you to tailor your studies to your specific interests. Apply now.

Advantages of our program include:

  • A curriculum that balances theory, research and application
  • Extensive course options to fulfill degree requirements
  • A robust internship program aligned with your career goals
  • Faculty advisors who are committed to your success

Flexible, online bachelor’s program

Our online format enables you to continue working as you complete your degree requirements. Take classes any time, from anywhere, at your own pace. You can even combine your online learning with classes on campus. Apply today.

Outcomes and opportunities

As a Communication major, you’ll develop highly sought-after workplace skills, including effective oral and written communication, critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and collaboration. You’ll graduate equipped for success in graduate school or careers in fields such as:

  • Advertising and marketing
  • Development and fundraising
  • Human Resources
  • Journalism and public relations
  • Speech-Language professions
  • Teaching and education administration

Transfer or complete your degree

If you are completing your bachelor’s degree as a transfer or returning student, please contact an  Admissions Counselor who will help you get started.