Associate of Arts in Communication

Associate of Arts in Communication
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Effective communication is becoming increasingly difficult as the world becomes more complex. It is a true skill to be able to relay key information to the right audience so that they are able to make an informed decision. Whether it is telling a story within a marketing agency or helping a student better understand their career path, knowing that you are able to convey the right message is important. This is the starting point of how an Associate of Arts in Communication can help you.

When you commit to bettering yourself with an AA in Communication, you are starting on a journey that will offer you plenty of opportunities to not only advance your career but make the career you envision.  This online two-year program is designed to provide you with the basic principles related to a communication degree.  After these two years, it is a smooth transition into the Bachelor of Arts in Communication where you can then complete your degree and move into a number of tracks within the professional world.


What is a Communication Degree?

Communication is an excellent major for students interested in working with people and groups in a variety of fields.

Communication majors are professionally desirable because they have excellent critical-thinking, oral communication skills and writing abilities.  They are concerned with understanding society and improving social institutions and the well-being of individuals.

Is a degree in communication right for me?

In our modern world, success in business and industry requires a sophisticated understanding of the communication process.  Graduates with an AA in Communication are well prepared for many different career options because they understand the nuances that are critical to communication.  Positions in human resource management, as well as marketing and public relations, require effective communication skills.  Communication students are well prepared for advanced study in such areas as law and business because of the critical thinking skills they build along with the more practice speaking and writing in a variety of settings that are at the core of a communication major.

Program Offerings

  • 100% online
  • Enroll in the spring, summer, or fall semesters
  • Financial aid available
  • Each student is assigned a Student Success Coordinator
  • Easy to transfer credits
  • The program can be completed in as few as 18 months
Led By Experts
All courses are led by faculty with direct industry experience
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Graduate with an Associate of Arts in Communication in as little as 24 months!

Designed to Meet Your Needs

This program’s coursework is structured to help you achieve your career goals.

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