​B.A. in applied communication

Undergraduate, Communications, Accelerated Online Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in applied communication equips students with communication skills that may be applied in their personal lives as well as across a number of professions, including business, education, government, and industry.
The 120-hour program teaches students how to use a positive communication framework to ethically lead by analyzing messages, developing messages, anticipating communication barriers, accomplishing communicative goals, embracing difference, and influencing discourse.

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$280 per credit hour

B.A. in mass communication (public relations emphasis)

Undergraduate, Communications Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking, writing, content creation, the effects of the media on the public as media studies, and related journalistic and strategic communication practices. This is a  program that offers two tracks of emphasis. Students can either choose the media studies or the professional option

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$280 per credit hour

B.A. in mass communication (mass media/media studies emphasis)

Undergraduate, Communications Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking, writing, content creation, the effects of the media on the public as media studies, and related journalistic and strategic communication practices. This is a  program that offers two tracks of emphasis. Students can either choose the media studies or the professional option.

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$280 per credit hour
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M.A. in mass communication

Writing, Graduate, Communications Programs

The Master of Arts in mass communication online degree program emphasizes critical thinking about mass media and its journalistic and strategic communication practices, media content and its effects on the public. The 33-hour program offers students the option to either write a master’s thesis or create a professional project as their capstone experience.

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$383 per credit hour

B.A. in professional and technical writing

Writing, Undergraduate, Communications Programs

The Bachelor of Arts in professional and technical writing (PTW) develops written and rhetorical literacy through coursework that provides practical writing, editing, and document design skills for the 21st century. The 120-hour, online degree program has two concentrations: nonfiction and technical writing.

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$280 per credit hour
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M.A. in professional and technical writing

Writing, Graduate, Communications Programs

The Master of Arts in professional and technical writing offers a wide variety of courses in workplace and technical communication, nonfiction writing and publishing, and the teaching of writing from elementary school through college. Students may choose to complete a 36-hour degree that culminates in a traditional academic thesis or a 42-hour degree that culminates in an online portfolio.

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$383 per credit hour
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Online writing instruction graduate certificate

Writing, Graduate, Education, Communications, Certificate Programs

The online writing instruction graduate certificate program is the only graduate-level certificate in the country that provides writing teachers with training specifically in online instruction.
The 18-hour program helps current and new online faculty develop online courses that meet the standards of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Position Statement on Principles and Example Effective Practices for Online Writing Instruction.

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$383 per credit hour