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Communications Careers


Sometimes it’s not what you say but how you say it. When it comes to careers, Communications Managers are the people responsible for communicating in business environments. Communications Managers are public relations professionals, consultants, speech writers, marketers, editors and business executives. Communication professionals are examples within their organizations on professionalism, ethics and information sharing.

With flexible class scheduling, financial aid assistance, and over 100 degree programs, University of Phoenix can help you get there.

Bachelor of Science in Communication

The Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Communication is designed to develop the knowledge and skills for effective communication within the business environment. The communications concentration focuses on the development of professional competencies and values in such areas as public relations, communications theory, communication law and ethics, mass communication, media and advertising, and electronic publishing.

In addition to the Business foundation courses, students who choose this concentration will need to complete 6 of the following courses:

  • Communications Theories and Practice*
  • Communications Law and Ethics*
  • Strategic Business Communication*
  • Small Group and Team Communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Media and Society
  • Mediation and Conflict Resolution
  • Media and Advertising
  • Public Relations

Bachelor of Science in Communication is offered with concentrations in Communication and Technology, Culture and Communication, and Marketing and Sales Communication.

*For program disclosure information on the Bachelor of Science in Communication with a Concentration in Communication and Technology, please click here.

*For program disclosure information on the Bachelor of Science in Communication with a Concentration in Culture and Communication, please click here.

*For program disclosure information on the Bachelor of Science in Communication with a Concentration in Marketing and Sales Communication, please click here.

Higher Education, Highly Accessible

Founded in 1976, University of Phoenix is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of working students. Now the largest private university in North America, we have nearly 200 educational facilities, as well as a flexible online learning format to deliver our education programs in most countries around the world. Regardless of where or how you attend class, you’ll receive a real-world education with real value.

  • Earn your education while attending class at times and places that fit your busy schedule.
  • Learn from instructors who hold advanced degrees and have substantial experience in the fields they teach.
  • Collaborate with peers in small, interactive classes.
  • Receive personalized student support every step of the way.

You work hard. A college degree does too.

With convenient class locations as well as online learning, University of Phoenix makes quality higher education highly accessible. Whether you’re seeking an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, we can help you reach your goal while you work and much sooner than you might expect.

In fact, University of Phoenix has helped thousands of students achieve the higher education they need to achieve higher success. We can help you too.

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Degree completion times, licensures and certifications may vary by school and program. Contact schools directly for details regarding qualifications and accreditations. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.