Bachelor of Arts in Communication
University of Akron

Program Details

With this Bachelor of Arts in Communication, you can customize the degree to fit your interests and career goals. Choose from concentrations in Public Relations or Strategic and Organizational Communication.

In the Public Relations track, coursework focuses on developing your skills in writing, design, research, critical thinking, and public speaking. Graduates will be prepared to help organizations create and maintain positive relationships with their audiences. 

In the Strategic and Organizational Communication track, students will learn how communication can impact organizational success as well as shape our personal life experiences. Courses cover communication in various contexts, such as business, public campaigns, advocacy, law, and interpersonal relationships.

Some career options for graduates of this online Communication degree include:

  • PR agencies
  • Marketing
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • Conflict mediation
  • Community organizations 

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Akron is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score