Whether as a career or a valuable job skill, communication plays a vital role in enhancing organizational effectiveness in corporate, government and nonprofit organizations. Our University is a leader in providing career-relevant education online and offers working adults the opportunity to grasp a valuable discipline without disrupting their existing professional and personal schedules. The online Associate of Arts in Communication prepares students with a myriad of techniques that are applicable to the communications profession, public relations, marketing, journalism, business management, public policy, corporate training, writing, publishing, and social media endeavors.
This foundational associate degree also empowers students interested in pursuing bachelor degrees in related a discipline. Students focus on enhancing interpersonal, intercultural, and media communication, gender differences in communication, ethics and team communication. Courses are taught by practitioner instructors. Many are communication leaders in Fortune 500 and government agencies who teach leading standards and emphasize the importance of effective communication in meeting career-development goals in a variety of industries.