Online Degree Programs

Communication Studies Bachelor's Online

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Program Overview

UToledo communication majors become educated citizens who understand and practice effective communication. They go on to careers in public relations, nonprofit organizations, government, business or any field that requires solid communication skills. Undergraduates in the program study communication skills that allow them to adapt to an evolving, technology-driven job market.

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 Success Coach and advisers, 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

Experienced faculty. Learn from people who have worked professionally in the field.

Learn through experience. UToledo communication majors have many opportunities to practice professional communication skills in real-world settings. They also can work in a variety of student media right on campus.

Internships. Faculty members in the Department of Communication have ties to local communication companies and media outlets. The department often assists undergraduates in finding internships, either on or off campus.

Connect with UToledo alumni and industry experts. Join a student chapter of one of UToledo’s media and communication organizations, such as the Public Relations Student Society of America or the UToledo National Communication Association’s Lambda Pi Eta honors society. The groups regularly hold events and activities on campus.

Transferring?

We make the transfer process seamless. You receive an official evaluation as soon as we receive your official transcripts. You can also get an unofficial evaluation from Transferology.com.

Check out our transfer scholarships!

CAREER OUTLOOK

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.

Curriculum 

Standard Freshman Admission Requirements

4 years/units of English
4 years/units of math (including algebra I and II and geometry or equivalent)
3 years/units of natural science
3 years/units of social science

College/Degree Specific Requirements

2.5 GPA or 20 ACT/950 SAT
Students not meeting these requirements will be admitted to the department of exploratory studies, University College

— for adult & transfer students
— for international students

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Last Updated: 11/1/19