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Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies

Pursue a Communication and Media Studies Degree Online or On Campus at Post

Communication and Media StudiesHave you considered all the ways we communicate with each other and with the world? Social media, online news, phone calls, texting, emails, broadcast TV, the radio—these are just a few of the ways technology has made an impact on sharing information, ideas, and messages—one-on-one and one-to-many. At Post University, our Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies explores concepts in traditional and digital communications to provide learning experiences you could use to develop and enhance your personal and professional communication skills.

Coursework for your bachelor’s degree program examines the convergence of three aspects of today’s society—media, technology, and communication. From there, coursework covers the traditional and digital media communication skills that are often used to meet the needs of our content-driven information society. The program also looks at current and emerging technologies while investigating relevant legal and ethical implications of what you could use those technologies to accomplish.


What Could I Do with a Communication and Media Studies Degree?

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies program offers the insights and information you could use to apply communication skills within professional and interpersonal settings, maximize the impact of traditional and emerging technologies, and participate in your organization’s communication plans. Plus, your studies could help you build several interpersonal communication skills—from refining your media literacy to developing better sensitivity toward intercultural issues. It offers the kind of education you could use to pursue emerging opportunities in a variety of fields. Or use it as a stepping stone toward a graduate degree education and more opportunities down the line.


Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Industry-Focused Curriculum for Professional Skills

Coursework for your communication and media studies degree is designed to help you build competencies and professional skills for:

  • Content Creation – use multiple forms of communication and media production to express your message
  • Strategic Thinking – strategize and implement communication plans across platforms
  • Communication Theory – employ theories, approaches, and research findings to explain human behavior and social phenomena
  • Collaboration – apply collaboration strategies within multiple modalities and settings

Communications and Media Studies Degree Concentrations

Once you complete core communication and media studies coursework, you will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your specific career objectives with a concentration in General Communication, Emerging Media, or Strategic Communication.

General Communication

This concentration allows you to expand your knowledge across different subject areas in communication and media studies. 

Emerging Media

Curriculum for your Emerging Media concentration examines what it takes to predict trends in social media through the exploration of its historical and contemporary elements. Coursework also covers how to create relevant visual communications to build and maintain a successful social media presence.

Strategic Communication

Coursework in this concentration covers how to create and implement communication plans for a wide variety of organizations—private and non-profit. You will have the opportunity to explore what it takes to evaluate, design, conduct, and distribute information and data via numerous channels, including social media.


Benefits of Pursuing a Communication and Media Studies Online Degree

From the admissions process to the day you finish, we are with you every step of the way.

  • Receive support from a personal Post team of advisors focused on your academic success
  • Learn from industry-experienced professionals in interactive courses
  • No class times or set login times for your media studies online degree program
  • Online media studies courses emphasize practical application of communications principles


Pursue Your Communication and Media Studies Degree at Post!

At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout your degree program. On campus or online, we are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Ready for a degree that offers a better understanding of what it takes to pursue a professional future in communications? Contact us to learn more about our Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies.


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