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Organizational and Professional Communication, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational and Professional Communication from Penn State World Campus can prepare you to better understand communication within businesses and organizations.
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Overview

 In this Organizational and Professional Communication from Penn State World Campus you can learn to use communication concepts, principles, theories, and perspectives to aid in vital decision-making and problem-solving processes. You will focus on the value of research methods to reinforce ethical practices so you can acquire the skills to effectively create and present reliable information.

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational and Professional Communication curriculum provides a solid foundation in preparing you to generate messages that are appropriate to their audience, purpose, and context. This includes not only written but also oral communication to help you develop professional texts in a variety of genres. For global businesses and organizations, in particular, these communication skills are highly valued; acquiring this could help you advance your career in any number of fields.

Careers

As a graduate of the BA OPC degree program, you can prepare for positions such as:

  • communications consultant
  • human resources manager
  • public information officer
  • market researcher
  • mediation specialist
  • public relations manager
  • rhetorician/rhetorical consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Research Methods
  • Rhetorical Theory
  • Communication Ethics (WAC)
  • Qualitative Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • To apply for this program, you must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED. 
  • High school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
  • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Submit official documents by mail

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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