Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication
Abilene Christian University

Program Details

The online BS in Applied Communication from Abilene Christian University provides students with real-world skills and examples of their accomplishments. Students graduate with an e-portfolio of work that can be shared with future employers. The program provides training in vital workplace skills including problem solving, team building, message crafting, and leadership.

Students can expect coursework covering topics such as health communication, persuasion, executing organizational change, and crisis management in organizations. Graduates will have a wide range of career opportunities, including change management specialist, communications coordinator, health educator, nonprofit director, public affairs officer, and training and development manager.

Two tracks are available to students pursuing this online Communication degree:

  • The Organizational Change track provides understanding and experience in change management from a leadership perspective.
  • The Healthcare Communication track offers tools in leadership, crisis management, and organizational analysis for effective leadership in the healthcare industry.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Abilene Christian University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must be out of high school for at least four years.

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa