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Creative Advertising, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Topeka, KS, United States
We live in a society dominated by the media where it is more important than ever to master the art of communication. At the same time, the mass media landscape is changing almost daily. That's why the Creative Advertising program of Washburn University is designed to be flexible and help our students adapt and thrive in an era of rapid transformation.
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Overview

The Creative Advertising program of Washburn University prepares students to become successful communicators. Our students learn through real-world experience combined with education in the theory, art and practice of communications in today's media.

Our students graduate ready to take their place in a wide range of fields including online, broadcast and print journalism, media analysis, film and video production as well as public relations.

In the creative advertising program, you'll explore the structure of the advertising industry and learn the strategies and tactics used in successfully advertising products and services on behalf of organizations and businesses. This includes strategically determining and understanding your target audience’s needs and desires, establishing the purpose of your brand’s advertising, and creating successful advertising campaigns and other marketing activities to fit within a business’s or organization’s goals.

Careers in Creative Advertising

Students with a degree in creative advertising can choose to pursue the following careers: account planner, brand manager, copywriter, advertising manager, advertising account executive or creative director, to name a few.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic students can apply to Washburn up until one week prior to the last day to enroll for a given semester.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Mass Media 
  • Media Bootcamp 
  • Creative Media Writing 
  • Media Literacy
  • Mass Media Law 
  • Visual Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    40

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • International Online Application for Admission
  • Signed and Completed Financial Disclaimer Form
  • Original Financial supporting documents, such as a current bank statement
  • USD $70 non-refundable application/processing fee. 
  • Original transcripts. 
  • iBT TOEFL or IELTS score report if applying for full admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Topeka

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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