College of Communication and Information
School of Communication Studies

About This Program

Communication is the backbone of 21st century society and the modern economy — the driving force behind community action, societal change and many business endeavors. Whether you are interested in social media, digital communications/marketing, fundraising, human resources or any other field, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, you’ll master the skill employers consistently rank as most important in the workforce: effective communication. This program provides a foundation for success in careers across government, business, nonprofits and beyond. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Full program
      • Kent Campus
      • Stark Campus
    • Applied Communication concentration only
      • Ashtabula Campus
      • East Liverpool Campus
      • Salem Campus
      • Trumbull Campus
      • Tuscarawas Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Meeting, convention, and event planners

  • 7.8% faster than the average
  • 138,600 number of jobs
  • $51,560 potential earnings

Social and community service managers

  • 17.0% much faster than the average
  • 175,500 number of jobs
  • $69,600 potential earnings

Public relations and fundraising managers

  • 9.2% much faster than the average
  • 88,000 number of jobs
  • $118,430 potential earnings

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

  • 17.7% much faster than the average
  • 738,100 number of jobs
  • $65,810 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.