Bachelor of Arts in Communications
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Effective communication is a key component in any professional environment. The online Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Grand Canyon University examines interpersonal and organizational communications to thoroughly prepare you to pursue your professional goals, no matter the industry.

Graduates can put their knowledge to work in positions in public relations, sales and marketing, human resources, and political communications. The curriculum utilizes a research-based approach and promotes key skills in advocacy and conflict resolution. As a private Christian university, GCU emphasizes the role of ethics and business decision-making and leadership.

Courses in this online Communications degree explore topics such as:

  • Argumentation and advocacy
  • Principles of public relations
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • Communication research methods

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Additional criteria and/or ACT/SAT scores may be required for applicants with less than a 3.0 GPA