BA in Strategic Digital Communication

The B.A. in Strategic Digital Communication offers training in public relations, digital communications, web design, online branding and positioning, content generation, content management, and digital ethics. This program will focus on providing practical, timely applications of communications principles to work in the digital, professional realm. Students will be prepared for professional advancement in digital PR, social media management, and online advocacy work.

FASTRACK Program benefits

  • Earn your degree from an accredited college with a 100 years of experience in adult education.
  • Grow new skills in digital PR and social media management.
  • Develop familiarity with web design and other digital tools.
  • Take courses online, with evening and asynchronous options available.
Total Number of Major Courses 10
Total Number of Major Credit Hours 30 credit hours
Start Terms Students can begin during any of the 5 sessions throughout the academic year.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Major 15 credit hours / 5 courses
Schedule Format for Major Courses Major courses offered in 8-week sessions in an online format with evening and Saturday morning meeting times.
Schedule Format for Other Courses
(Core, mission, and school requirements)
Courses offered in 8-week sessions with fully online options, which may include both synchronous and asynchronous components with either evening or Saturday morning meetings.
Course Locations
(Major Courses)
Online. This major can be completed fully online.
Application and Admission Requirements Application
Official transcripts from all prior institutions
2.0 GPA or higher and in good standing at all prior institutions
Tuition and Fees


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