B.Sc. On Campus Online

Digital Communication and Media

Northeastern University

48 months
539 USD/credit 16170 USD/year
541 USD/credit 16230 USD/year
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Jobs are exploding in digital communication and media. Our innovative new Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication and Media program at Northeastern University will get you ready to enter the field or advance your current career.


The career trends in communications and marketing are clear – the demand for professionals with digital skills is sky high. Digital channels (search engines, websites, social media, email, mobile, etc.) and technology have transformed what it means to be a communication or marketing specialist. To pursue a career in these fields, you need both the new skills and hands-on experience in applying them.

In our Digital Communication and Media program at Northeastern University you will develop a range of digital competencies, from research and content creation to assessment and channel development. And you will put those skills to work designing, implementing, and managing a major communication campaign as a participant in our one-of-a-kind Virtual PR Firm.


This bachelor’s degree program is designed for students who are interested in a variety of jobs within communications and marketing. Examples include copywriters, social media specialists, web designers, video specialists, public relations representatives, and marketing communications specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundation in Visual Communication
  • Fundamentals of Graphics and Publishing Production
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Web and Mobile Development
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Organizational Communication
  • Professional Speaking
  • Designing and Implementing a Promotional Campaign
  • Digital Communication Strategy
  • Managing Communication Projects
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Digital Marketing
  • Writing to Inform and Persuade
  • Writing for the Web

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Online application
    • Academic transcripts: official high school degree or completed attestation form or official GED or official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended
    • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 539 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    16230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 541 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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