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Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication

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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. You can pick from two tracks — Organizational Change or Healthcare Communication. The Organizational Change track provides cutting-edge understanding and experience in change management vital for today’s leaders. The Healthcare Communication track focuses on tools in leadership, crisis management, and organizational analysis to be an effective leader in the healthcare industry.


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.


ACT or SAT test scores are not required.


Program Highlights

Concentrations

  • Organizational Change
  • Healthcare Communication

Example Coursework

  • Crisis Management in Organizations
  • Persuasion
  • Executing Organizational Change
  • Health Communication

Admissions Requirements

ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality. 


To be considered for admission, students:

Format

  • 100% online



  • Complete the “Adult Online Undergraduate Program” application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts of all previous academic work.

Timeframe

  • 120 total credit hours


  • University Requirements: 56 hours

  • Major requirements: 64 hours (up to 22 hours in Electives)

Scholarships available to all new students. 

Potential Outcomes

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

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