Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

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Learn how to succeed as a professional in today’s media-dominated landscape by earning a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies. As a student in this program, you will learn from experienced faculty —  most of whom are active in the industry  — about how to thrive in a large variety of fields including marketing, public relations, communications, fundraising and more.  

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall, spring, summer
Class type: Online
Location: Online 

Student opportunities

  • Take courses in film, media writing, communication theory, creative writing and more 
  • Learn about trends in media and how to adapt as it evolves  
  • Build an understanding about the issues facing the media industry and develop meaningful solutions
  • Gain marketable skills in both written and oral communication including effective persuasion and argument
  • Have the option to take a practicum course in professional audio production and radio, as well as video production
  • Complete multiple internships with industry leaders locally and in Atlanta in all communication areas from marketing, film and television, communication consulting, and more

Potential careers

  • Public relations specialist
  • Entertainment manager
  • Social media coordinator
  • Content creator
  • Event coordinator 
  • Data analyst
  • Legislative assistant 
  • Scriptwriter 
  • Recruiter
  • Copywriter
  • Advertising manager

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