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Organizational and Professional Communication, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #75 (BCR) Online
The Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Professional Communication delivered online through Penn State World Campus, can prepare you to facilitate communication between such groups and organizations so they can perform optimally.
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Overview

With the Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Professional Communication Penn State World Campus you can learn to analyze, interpret, or facilitate interpersonal communication. You would be using quantitative and qualitative research methods, helping you understand how communication influences relationships within and between groups and, in particular, its effects on their leadership. With these skills, you can improve effective interaction to achieve such objectives as resolving conflict or building stronger relationships between teams. Once you have completed the program, you should be able to apply the principles of leadership in both interpersonal and group situations.

Careers

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

  • business manager
  • information specialist
  • researcher
  • webmaster
  • arbitrator/mediator
  • lobbyist
  • trainer/corporate trainer
  • grant writer/development officer

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
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Communication Ethics (WAC)

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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