Data can inform business, but a compelling and powerful story can call an audience to action, make the sale, or contribute to the viral marketing campaign. Strong communication skills are highly sought after by today’s employers. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2019, employers rank communication skills in the top 10 most-important abilities employers seek—with written communication skills being the No. 1 attribute desired on a prospective employee’s résumé.1
Students in the BS in Communication program are prepared to meet the growing demand for professionals who can create effective business strategies and communicate them effectively to colleagues, customers, and other key audiences. Through a multidisciplinary curriculum, students learn strategic communication skills while exploring the fundamentals of business and the dynamics of organizations.
By focusing on the latest industry techniques and strategies, this online bachelor’s degree in communication can prepare you to create targeted social media messaging, develop marketing campaigns, write compelling communications, deliver engaging presentations, and promote ideas that inspire others to take action.
Whether you want to advance in your current career or pursue new options in fields such as advertising, corporate communications, marketing, politics, or public relations, earning your communication degree online can help you gain a powerful competitive advantage.
As a student in this program, you will have the opportunity to:
Graduates of the online BS in Communication program will be prepared to:
Depending on your personal and professional aspirations, as a graduate of Walden’s BS in Communication program, you may pursue careers in a variety of fields that include:
The way the professors interactday by day with the students, the support that Walden has for anything you need, and the great resources that we have in every class are amazing.
With an MBA, I now have the knowledge and skills to manage an entire organization, including finance management, acquisition, human capital, technology management, and marketing.
I was accepted at George Washington University at the same time I received the acceptance from Walden. The choice was clear to me. I selected the university that matched my educational goals and provided me the opportunity to study aspects of positive social change within my specialization of leadership.
1National Association of Colleges and Employers, Job Outlook 2019.