Program

30

Total Credits

10

Total Classes

Online

Format

The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication meets the needs of people who are interested in or who have prior learning/work experience in a communications-related field. These areas can include: advertising, journalism, graphic arts, marketing, multimedia, film, web design and radio/TV broadcasting.

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“My dream is right in front of me and I’m reaching for it. My end goal is to be a respected TV and film producer. Education earns respect. Siena definitely gave me that badge of honor that I know is there.”

Randy Holloway, ’10

TV and Film Producer

Detroit, Mich.

Randy Holloway, '10

Learn about SHU Global’s nationally ranked Online Program.

The bachelor\’s degree in Professional Communication meets the needs of people who are interested in, or who have prior learning/work experience in, a communications-related field. SHU’s bachelor’s degree in communication goes above and beyond the traditional communications degree to prepare students for effective verbal and written communication, in addition to the technological proficiency and research skills required in today’s workplace. The bachelor\’s degree in Professional Communication integrates Siena Heights’ Dominican traditions and mission of a competent, purposeful and ethical learning environment that prepares each individual to embody these values well beyond graduation.

The online communication degree is designed for people who are pursuing jobs/careers in the following areas: advertising, journalism, graphic arts, marketing, multimedia, film, web design and radio/TV broadcasting. In addition, there is a Professional Communication degree elective requirement that enables students to focus their major on their goals and interests.

Benefits of a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies:

  • Provides a versatile skill set, as students learn myriad communication skills that will be useful regardless of the career path

  • Prepares students for today’s fast-paced work environment by effectively utilizing a variety of communication technology tools

  • Comprehensive content offers a broad range of career options

Classes are delivered in a 7-week format, and courses are flexible and are offered online and/or on ground. Finish your communications degree in a time frame that works with your schedule – in as little as two years, depending on your remaining requirements and availability.


Mary Raymond
Associate Professor of Professional Communications
mantonar@sienaheights.edu
818-667-9711

The Professional Communication major is offered at one or more centers of the College for Professional Studies but is not available in the College of Arts and Sciences. Classes required for the Professional Communication major may not be available on the Adrian campus.

The Professional Communication major is a multidisciplinary program for people with prior study, work experience and/or interest in a number of professional communication fields. Students with prior study in communication, journalism, writing, graphic arts, web design and marketing will find this program to be a beneficial degree completion option. Emphasis is placed on enhancing students’ communication skills and competencies in the workplace, along with helping to further prepare students for careers in a number of communication-related fields.

Find out more on the course requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication degree.


Costs & Aid

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