Online BA in Communication

Prepare to be part of the dynamic revolution in communication, while learning best practices in action—from digital and social media to strategic communication.

American Military University offers a versatile online Bachelor of Arts in Communication for those seeking to build knowledge in this evolving industry. In this program, you will explore

  • Public speaking
  • Small group, interpersonal, and mass communication
  • Theory and research
  • Communication ethics
  • Social media

You will choose from two concentration options:

  • Digital Communication and Media Design
  • Strategic Communication

Mobile and web technology have empowered many to become communicators in profound ways. Yet the professional world needs individuals who are academically prepared to communicate in sound, professional, and responsible fashion. AMU excels in innovation, the use of multimedia technologies, and the production of quality individual and mass communication.

As a leader in online education, American Military University is uniquely positioned to provide an online Bachelor of Communication. You will find our engaging virtual classroom an intriguing laboratory for collaboration as you learn to demonstrate effective practices in the field.

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Nina Rivera-Nunez
AMU, BA, Marketing; MA, History

When I was working on my undergraduate degree, the professors were always willing to help. Once I finished, I had a professor send me a link to jobs in my field.

Learn from a nationally recognized leader in online education.

At American Military University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

Received “Best for Vets Colleges” distinction from Military Times since 2015.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Comission

Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

Providing Value for Your Education Dollars

Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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Classes begin February 3.

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