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7 Bachelor Programs in Professional Communication

Many students pursue a Bachelor in Professional Communication in order to develop skills that will give them a competitive edge in journalism and entertainment, as well as in corporate, nonprofit and government settings. This degree teaches participants the communication skills necessary for writing for media outlets, business interactions and presentations. What is a Bachelor in Professional Comm… Read more

Many students pursue a Bachelor in Professional Communication in order to develop skills that will give them a competitive edge in journalism and entertainment, as well as in corporate, nonprofit and government settings. This degree teaches participants the communication skills necessary for writing for media outlets, business interactions and presentations.

What is a Bachelor in Professional Communication? A Bachelor in Professional Communication is an undergraduate degree that provides students with valuable skills for writing and presenting in the public and private sector. Some participants choose to concentrate on writing relevant to journalism, entertainment and advertising outlets. Others may focus on presentation and communication skills helpful to management or consulting positions in a more corporate environment. Professional communication graduates excel in business, media and nonprofit positions that require strong writing and production skills.

Students interested in sharpening communication skills as well as developing a broader knowledge of communication theories and issues benefit most from this degree. Other advantages for participants in the program include exposure to writing and presentation experts from a variety of industries and the ability to choose an area of concentration based on interests and career goals.

The length of time it takes to earn this degree varies based on the requirements of each program, and as a result, the cost varies across institutions. Generally, coursework takes two years to complete. Prospective students should research each institution to learn more about the time and tuition requirements.

Professional communication is relevant to a variety of managerial communications fields, such as public relations and organizational communications. Students interested in public relations can work in corporate settings writing responses to inquiries, answering media questions or crafting public releases. Communicating messages effectively is needed in positions within organizations as well. Students may also choose to work in corporate settings or fundraising and management positions in nonprofits or government positions. Graduates who concentrate in journalism and entertainment communication can expect career opportunities in reporting, advertising and production positions.

Prospective students can learn more about institutions offering professional communication degrees by searching our extensive database of schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Pace University Online
New York, USA

Employers value candidates who possess a strong, broad-based skill set that can be immediately applied to execute marketing and media strategies utilizing the most modern tact ... +

Employers value candidates who possess a strong, broad-based skill set that can be immediately applied to execute marketing and media strategies utilizing the most modern tactics. The 100% online Bachelor of Science in Professional Communication Studies from Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences incorporates coursework in English, history, and psychology with professional preparation to ensure our graduates are equipped for present and life-long career success. -
BSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Design. This Design B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany.

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Design. This Design B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany. -
BA BA
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Oct 2020
15 Aug 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
IUMW - International University of Malaya-Wales
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Realising the constantly changing nature of the field of communication, our programme aims to prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge and most importantly to ... +

Realising the constantly changing nature of the field of communication, our programme aims to prepare students with the necessary skills and knowledge and most importantly to nurture them to become effective communicators for the future. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
Royal Roads University
Victoria, Canada

The BA in Professional Communication program examines language, media, culture, and technology. The program balances the best of academic education, professional experience, a ... +

The BA in Professional Communication program examines language, media, culture, and technology. The program balances the best of academic education, professional experience, and practical skills, and combines a comprehensive overview of communications as an academic field with a selection of courses in professional writing, public relations, journalism, public speaking, organizational communication and new media. Graduates will be able to understand the fundamental concepts, tools, processes, and techniques in communication and will have developed interpersonal teamwork and leadership skills. -
BA
Full-time
12 - 24 months
English
15 Sep 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
German University of Technology in Oman
Muscat, Oman

The Bachelor of Engineering in Process Engineering at GUtech is tailored to the requirements of the Sultanate of Oman and the wider region, yet it draws on state-of-the-art ex ... +

The Bachelor of Engineering in Process Engineering at GUtech is tailored to the requirements of the Sultanate of Oman and the wider region, yet it draws on state-of-the-art expertise accumulated at RWTH Aachen, Germany, the affiliate University of GUtech. -
Bachelor
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Greenwich
London, United Kingdom

Studying public relations (PR) in London is ideal because London is at the heart of the global PR and communications industry. Senior practitioners from listed companies, lead ... +

Studying public relations (PR) in London is ideal because London is at the heart of the global PR and communications industry. Senior practitioners from listed companies, leading global and national PR consultancies, charities and public sector organizations, deliver guest lectures on the degree. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Campus
Universidad UADE
Buenos Aires, Argentina

International organizations have by definition a global perspective and a frequent exchange activity with companies based in different countries and continents. Therefore, the ... +

International organizations have by definition a global perspective and a frequent exchange activity with companies based in different countries and continents. Therefore, the planning and implementation of communication actions in this type of organizations requires professionals with specific training, which allows them to develop a strategic and global vision based on the analysis and interpretation of the different cultures of the countries. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
Spanish (Argentina), English
Campus

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