Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Communications
The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Communications degree offered by Roosevelt University is a program of study that is available to students in a completely online format. This program aims to help students understand and explore the complex communication behavior, which occurs in both large and small organizations. This program prepares students for careers such as: management, personnel, human relations, and training and consulting. The curriculum of this program emphasizes analysis of organizations and how to make recommendations for improvements by using different types and levels of communication. This program takes an interdisciplinary approach in order to help its students approach Communications in various and diverse ways. This also helps them to better understand and contribute to the infrastructure that drives an organization.
This program specifically prepares students to take on jobs such as: employee development, employee recruitment, health care administration, association management, information management, human resources, labor relations, law enforcement, project management, strategic planning, training, virtual organization management, and consulting. Through the interdisciplinary approach to its classes, this program can prepare its students for a variety of different careers in different fields all of which pertain to effective communications. Students take courses such as:
- Media Outlets: Theory and Practice
- Group Dynamics and Facilitation
- Social Justice and Diversity in the Workplace
- Organizational Behavior
- Social Media Strategies
- Persuasion and Presentation Skills
Students must also take core Liberal Arts courses such as Developmental Mathematics and Introduction to Composition in order to better prepare themselves for the diverse challenges of the workplace.
It is important to note that there are some admissions requirements for this program. These requirements include that the student must be at least 24 years of age when they start the program, they must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours at Roosevelt and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average in order to graduate, and they must successfully complete a minimum of twenty-one semester hours at the 300 level in their major at Roosevelt.
Degree Level: Bachelor Completion
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Students must be 24 years of age when they start the program.
Roosevelt University is a private not-for-profit, four-year, co-educational institution conveniently located in Chicago, with a second campus location in Schaumburg, Illinois. The school was founded in 1945, and was named in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. From its inception, the mission of the school has offered educational opportunities without regards to “socio economic status, racial or ethnic origin, age or gender.” Today, Roosevelt University continues to uphold its mission of diversity.
Roosevelt University supports a full range of undergraduate and graduate academic degrees and professional certificates from the following colleges:
- Chicago College of Performing Arts
- College of Pharmacy
- College of Arts and Sciences
- Heller College of Business
- College of Education
RUOnline is regionally accredited to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, along with credentials and courses. The Fast-Track Program for Adults provides evening and online coursework for adult students.
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