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Arkansas State University

Online Bachelor’s Programs in Media and Communications

Steer your career toward new opportunities by completing one of A-State Online’s undergraduate degree programs in communication or media. You will focus on reaching diverse audiences through effective messaging and gain the tools to become invaluable to an array of businesses and organizations.

Why Choose an A-State Online Bachelor’s Program in Communication or Media?

  • Our communication and digital media programs elevate your natural abilities
  • A 100% online learning format empowers you to keep working while earning your degree
  • Professors collaborate with you and help you develop tools you can use immediately
  • Transfer in up to 90 credits and reduce your tuition costs and time to graduation

Which Online Program is Right for You?

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Graphic Communication

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Leverage the power of visuals to excel in your career. The Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Graphic Communication online program offers you the opportunity to rise as a graphic artist and embark on exciting new professional challenges.

Our hands-on curriculum prepares you to gain new expertise today and apply it tomorrow, meaning each topic you learn can benefit you on the job. Master the essential applications of Adobe Creative Suite to produce state-of-the-art content across print and video layouts and be prepared to communicate effective messages through strong visuals.

Plus, you will graduate with a professional portfolio of work that showcases your career-related capabilities and accomplishments.

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Corporate Media

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Level up your high-tech skills and pursue a creative career when you earn your B.S. in Creative Media Production – Corporate Media online degree. Merge your innovative, technical skills with a business purpose and prepare to become the ultimate digital storyteller—a useful skill all businesses need.

Gain strategic communications and collaboration expertise as you learn to design, write and produce effective creative content for businesses. Be career-ready with a polished portfolio to showcase your talents.

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Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Boost your ability to be heard and understood in any professional or personal environment with the A-State online Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies.

With the channels of communication constantly evolving, effective human communication remains a priority—and is a skill sought by employers. The online B.A. in Communication Studies heightens your understanding of spoken language and the written word, empowering you to effectively communicate your ideas and messages.

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Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with Social Media Management Certification

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Become a subject matter expert in the leading communication field of social media with the A-State B.S. in Strategic Communication – Social Media Management Certification online.

More employers are seeking qualified professionals with a knack for words and up-to-date techniques to effectively articulate their business' message. Learn the principles and practical applications of effective, multichannel strategic communications and graduate with work-relevant skills, including certifications in social media management, Google Ads and Hootsuite™.

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Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with PR and Advertising Certificate

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Gain a strong understanding of how businesses utilize public outreach to adapt their messaging and influence opinions in this B.S. in Strategic Communication with PR and Advertising Certificate online. Learn how to identify, create and implement consistent, cohesive messaging and earn not only your bachelor's degree and a certificate in PR and advertising but also Hubspot certification in content marketing, making you an even more desirable candidate in the job market.

Strong communication skills are necessary for virtually any project or industry, and this undergraduate strategic communications with PR and advertising certificate online program helps you take those talents even further with a focus on crisis communication. You will explore how and when to implement public relations strategies in order to motivate, persuade and shape how audiences and consumers interact with your organization or client.

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Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with Nonprofit Certificate

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Prepare to lead change and transform lives while also learning to think strategically, organize fundraisers, write grants, create cross-platform content campaigns and improve interoffice communication methods in this B.S. in Strategic Communications with Nonprofit Certificate online program. Graduate ready to apply strategies and principles of communication through digital media and other evolving methods of communication to achieve positive results.

Coursework is 100% online and helps you develop the applied knowledge and best practices essential to thrive in public and nonprofit businesses, as well as in companies that collaborate with altruistic organizations. Use this strategic communications with nonprofit certificate online undergraduate program to advance in your current career or to pivot into the rewarding sector of not-for-profit agencies.

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Media Ministry

$276 Per Credit Hour
Up to 90 hours Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours

Amplify your ability to message persuasively and help others with an online Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Media Ministry from Arkansas State University. This is the ideal degree if you want a creative career that integrates seamlessly with your personal beliefs. The Media Ministry concentration hones your talents to develop compelling content that resonates effectively across multiple digital and print media platforms.

Develop advanced expertise in the latest technology used for audio, video and digital content creation. Experiential courses will teach you how to use Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition to create and implement media ministry for a religious organization, including video content for both ministry and outreach initiatives. You will learn to develop ministry campaigns designed to advance the ministry's mission.

Upon graduation, you will have a portfolio of high-quality media work that can be used to showcase your talents and expertise to potential employers.

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The Neil Griffin College of Business at Arkansas State University is an accredited member of AACSB International, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Graphic Communication

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Leverage the power of visuals to excel in your career. The Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Graphic Communication online program offers you the opportunity to rise as a graphic artist and embark on exciting new professional challenges.

Our hands-on curriculum prepares you to gain new expertise today and apply it tomorrow, meaning each topic you learn can benefit you on the job. Master the essential applications of Adobe Creative Suite to produce state-of-the-art content across print and video layouts and be prepared to communicate effective messages through strong visuals.

Plus, you will graduate with a professional portfolio of work that showcases your career-related capabilities and accomplishments.

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Corporate Media

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Level up your high-tech skills and pursue a creative career when you earn your B.S. in Creative Media Production – Corporate Media online degree. Merge your innovative, technical skills with a business purpose and prepare to become the ultimate digital storyteller—a useful skill all businesses need.

Gain strategic communications and collaboration expertise as you learn to design, write and produce effective creative content for businesses. Be career-ready with a polished portfolio to showcase your talents.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Boost your ability to be heard and understood in any professional or personal environment with the A-State online Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies.

With the channels of communication constantly evolving, effective human communication remains a priority—and is a skill sought by employers. The online B.A. in Communication Studies heightens your understanding of spoken language and the written word, empowering you to effectively communicate your ideas and messages.

Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with Social Media Management Certification

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Become a subject matter expert in the leading communication field of social media with the A-State B.S. in Strategic Communication – Social Media Management Certification online.

More employers are seeking qualified professionals with a knack for words and up-to-date techniques to effectively articulate their business' message. Learn the principles and practical applications of effective, multichannel strategic communications and graduate with work-relevant skills, including certifications in social media management, Google Ads and Hootsuite™.

Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with PR and Advertising Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Gain a strong understanding of how businesses utilize public outreach to adapt their messaging and influence opinions in this B.S. in Strategic Communication with PR and Advertising Certificate online. Learn how to identify, create and implement consistent, cohesive messaging and earn not only your bachelor's degree and a certificate in PR and advertising but also Hubspot certification in content marketing, making you an even more desirable candidate in the job market.

Strong communication skills are necessary for virtually any project or industry, and this undergraduate strategic communications with PR and advertising certificate online program helps you take those talents even further with a focus on crisis communication. You will explore how and when to implement public relations strategies in order to motivate, persuade and shape how audiences and consumers interact with your organization or client.

Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with Nonprofit Certificate

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Prepare to lead change and transform lives while also learning to think strategically, organize fundraisers, write grants, create cross-platform content campaigns and improve interoffice communication methods in this B.S. in Strategic Communications with Nonprofit Certificate online program. Graduate ready to apply strategies and principles of communication through digital media and other evolving methods of communication to achieve positive results.

Coursework is 100% online and helps you develop the applied knowledge and best practices essential to thrive in public and nonprofit businesses, as well as in companies that collaborate with altruistic organizations. Use this strategic communications with nonprofit certificate online undergraduate program to advance in your current career or to pivot into the rewarding sector of not-for-profit agencies.

Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Media Ministry

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $276 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Amplify your ability to message persuasively and help others with an online Bachelor of Science in Creative Media Production with an Emphasis in Media Ministry from Arkansas State University. This is the ideal degree if you want a creative career that integrates seamlessly with your personal beliefs. The Media Ministry concentration hones your talents to develop compelling content that resonates effectively across multiple digital and print media platforms.

Develop advanced expertise in the latest technology used for audio, video and digital content creation. Experiential courses will teach you how to use Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition to create and implement media ministry for a religious organization, including video content for both ministry and outreach initiatives. You will learn to develop ministry campaigns designed to advance the ministry's mission.

Upon graduation, you will have a portfolio of high-quality media work that can be used to showcase your talents and expertise to potential employers.

Master of Science in Strategic Communications with an Emphasis in Global Communications

Duration: 10 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $340 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 5/14/24 Start class: 5/28/24

Combine your global interests with your communication talents when you earn a Master of Science in Strategic Communications with an Emphasis in Global Communications online degree.

In this M.S. in Strategic Communications – Global Communications program, you will sharpen your communication and research skills and give yourself the opportunity for higher-level roles in global organizations. Acquire specialized expertise in creating messages and communication strategies applicable across languages, cultures, and technologies. Learn to understand and utilize audience analysis tools and advertising methods to advance messaging and explore empirical research in mass communications.

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