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Bachelor of Communication Studies Online

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Program Overview

The online bachelor's of communication studies program has an Interpersonal Communication concentration. The program provides a foundation for students to excel in organizational environments such as corporations, non-profits, and mass media. A balance of skills training and critical thinking subjects prepare students for careers in public relations, corporate communication, and related areas.

Benefits of UToledo

The University of Toledo is a 4 year, public, regionally accredited university that has been serving students since 1872. As a student, you will enjoy: direct contact with your advisors and interactive faculty to help you achieve your goals. UToledo also has many resources that a large institution offers such as; eTutoring, IT Help Desk, and eLibrary.

Program Details

The online bachelor's of communication studies, with a concentration in interpersonal communication, will define, explain, and apply basic terminology, principles, and theories to a variety of communication situations in interpersonal relationships. In this program, you will:

  • Analyze, adjust, and improve communication behaviors to achieve interpersonal communication goals.
  • Evaluate characteristics of specific audiences and effectively use a variety of communication channels to successfully communicate in personal and professional settings.
  • Evaluate and apply how concepts like culture, gender, ethnicity, and other societal categories impact interpersonal communication in various settings.
  • Create a portfolio that can be used for application to graduate school or in a career search in areas such as sales; training; consulting; fundraising; advocacy; research; management; negotiation; and direction and coordination of community outreach programs, corporate communication, customer service, nonprofit organizations, and more. 


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The ability to communicate is a highly sought skill in any workplace: advertising manager, market researcher, branding specialist, marketing copywriter, communication associate, media planner/buyer, community relations manager to name a few.


Plan of Study

Admission requirements

*Students who do not qualify for direct admission may be admitted to Exploratory Studies in University College.

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Last Updated: 10/30/23