• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Waterbury, CT, United States| Online
As a student in the Communication and Media Studies - Strategic Communication program at Post University, you’ll develop traditional and digital communication skills that are essential in both your professional and personal lives. 
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Overview

Thanks to technology, the world is more connected than ever before, and information is accessible anywhere we go. With a Post University education, you can turn your passion for staying in-the-know into a career as a journalist, advertising copywriter, public relations specialist, social media coordinator or other communication jobs.

Pursuing coursework in the Strategic Communication concentration will give you the skills to create and implement communication plans for a wide variety of organizations – private and non-profit. You’ll learn what it takes to evaluate, design, conduct and distribute information and data via numerous channels, including and especially social media.

Program Highlights

Once you complete your core Communication and Media Studies - Strategic Communication courses at Post University, you will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your specific career objectives with a concentration in Social Media or Strategic Communication.

From the moment you enroll at Post University, you will be supported by a personal academic advisor. They will provide guidance at every step of your communication training, whether you choose online classes or our on-campus program in Connecticut.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Communication and Media
  •  Communication Theory
  •  Introduction to Strategic Communications
  • Social Media Management
  • Public Relations
  • Organizational Communications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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General Requirements

  • Possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate or state-specific equivalent diploma.
  • Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by the applicant’s home state, and they must be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state.
Applicants must attest to high school graduation or equivalent. Acceptable forms of attestation may include proof of graduation included on the FAFSA, or any document deemed acceptable by the US Department of Education.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 570 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waterbury

  • 1100 - 1600 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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