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Communication

American Public University

2 months
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285 USD/credit
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Explore the evolving and dynamic communications industry as you learn to create clear, concise, and content-rich communication with this Communication BA from the American Public University (APU).

Overview

Course Details

This Communication BA from the American Public University (APU) helps you prepare to communicate in a sound, professional, and responsible fashion. The program’s coursework explores public speaking; small group, interpersonal, and mass communication; theory and research; communication ethics; and social media.

APU’s online classroom will be an engaging laboratory for collaboration as you learn industry best practices from expert faculty, some of whom bring real-world media experience to your learning.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

1. Digital Communication and Media Design

Upon successful completion of this concentration, the student will be able to:

  • Develop, design, implement, and use, digital communication and media technologies.
  • Critically evaluate the communication needs of a target audience using communication analytics.
  • Understand and use all available web, mobile, and social media platforms to best communicate with an intended audience.
  • Gain tools and insights into the complex and ever changing digital communication landscape for long-term career success.
2. Strategic Communication 

Upon successful completion of this concentration, the student will be able to:

  • Develop, design and implement communication strategies.
  • Critically evaluate the communication needs of a target audience using communication analytics.
  • Use persuasive, informative, and inclusive language to reach the widest possible audience.
  • Gain tools and insights into the complex and ever changing communication landscape for long-term strategic communication career success.

What You'll Learn

  • Use communication concepts and create messages appropriate to audience, purpose, and context
  • Critically analyze messages
  • Show how ethical communication principles and practices are applied
  • Use communication to embrace difference and influence public discussion
  • Show your ability to accomplish communication-related goals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Speaking
  • Social Media and Society
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Ethics in Communication
  • Communication Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Course Starts Monthly

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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