Communication, B.A. | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
48 months
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communication at Messiah College helps you further your knowledge in the general field of communication with the flexibility to take courses in areas of communication that interest you most.


Communication at Messiah College

Learning to apply theories effectively and ethically in a wide range of communication specialties, you’ll graduate with the foundation needed to pursue communication-related jobs or further your education through graduate studies. You will learn the role of communication in history and explore theory, rhetoric, and interpersonal and cross-cultural communication, allowing you to master various forms of communication—including oral, written, visual and virtual. You will also gain an understanding of communication processes among individuals, as well as within varying cultures and societies. 

Career options for communication majors

  • Writer
  • Community or organizational relations specialist
  • Legislative affairs liaison
  • Researcher
  • Graduate student
  • Editor
  • Fundraiser
  • Community relations specialist
  • Communication director
  • Communication associate
  • Admissions counselor
  • Recruiter
  • Marketing director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Oral Communication
  • Communication Seminar
  • Communication Theory
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Communication Senior Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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