Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication


Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication

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A Christ-centered education that comes to you.

At ACU, our nationally recognized online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.


Not sure you have the key skills today’s employers seek? Gain the professional skills you need to advance in a modern workforce. With ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication program, you will learn skills that are vital to the job market: problem-solving, team building, message crafting, and leadership.



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Graduate with real-world examples in hand — during your program, you'll create an e-portfolio of work that you can share with future employers. The Organizational Change concentration provides cutting-edge understanding and experience in change management vital for today’s leaders. The Healthcare Communication concentration focuses on tools in leadership, crisis management, and organizational analysis to be an effective leader in the healthcare industry.

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Abilene Christian University is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century.

Founded in 1906, we’re a private, non-profit university committed to innovative, energized learning. In 2015 we launched our Dallas campus, home to our online graduate and undergraduate programs that serve the educational needs of working adults.

  • Change Management Specialist
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Health Educator
  • Non-profit Director
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • Public Health Communication Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Submit official high school and/or college transcripts.
  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.

Graduation Requirements: Students must earn a 2.0 GPA or higher to meet graduation requirements and complete at least 33 advanced hours.

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