Communications Degree | Bachelor’s of Science

BACHELOR’S IN
COMMUNICATION

BACHELOR’S IN
COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATION

 

Learn to Thrive
in Today’s Media Environment.
Learn to Thrive in Today’s Media Environment.

Everyone, from corporate executives to grade school children, use today’s communication tools. Learn how to master them.

Maryville University’s Bachelor of Science in Communication prepares you to interact in today’s media and communication environments.

You can choose from three areas of emphasis: emerging media strategy and social media, strategic communication, and contemporary journalism.

Included in the program of study is an internship requirement, which allows you to apply your knowledge to real-world situations while working for a corporation, not-for-profit, medical, or academic institution.

 

STUDENTS DISCUSS COMMUNICATIONS

 

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WHY MARYVILLE

3 AREAS TO CHOOSE FROM

The three emphasis areas of the Maryville Communication program – emerging media strategy and social media, strategic communication, and contemporary journalism – reflect the major areas of today’s media and communication environment.

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Emerging Media Strategy

Consists of digital writing, social media campaigns, web design, and crisis management.

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Strategic Communication

Consists of public relations, advertising, and marketing communication studies.

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Contemporary Journalism

Consists of information gathering, reporting, editing, and publishing in today’s online wired and/or traditional mass media worlds.

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING

Bernice King and Jordan Coker

As part of her communication degree, Jordan Coker was assigned to cover Bernice King, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., for Pawprint, Maryville’s student newspaper. As a reporter, she was invited to interview King following her presentation on campus.

PROFESSIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

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St. Louis is a vibrant hub of corporate and nonprofit organizations with abundant opportunities for internships with first-class companies including art, medical, academic institutions and non-profit organizations. Maryville students with a bachelor’s degree in communications have partnered or interned with:

• St. Louis Press Club
• Nestle Purina
• Ronald McDonald House
• St. Louis Cardinals
• Fleishman Hillard
• St. Louis Blues

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STUDENTS DISCUSS COMMUNICATIONS

 

ONLINE COMMUNICATION PROGRAM

Bachelor’s in Communication Online

HLC Accredited
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - HLC
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Forbes Americas Top Colleges
Ranked among "America’s Top Colleges" — Forbes

THE BIG PICTURE

With the rise of social media and the rapid changes in how we consume content, communications professionals are in increasing demand, with new roles being created every day. A communication degree can prepare you for both traditional careers and new, exciting opportunities in this field.

SALARY

TOP 10%

$112,260

MEDIAN

$59,300


JOB GROWTH

9%

ESTIMATED

through 2026

22,900 NEW JOBS THROUGH 2026


LARGEST EMPLOYERS

in this field:

15
%
PR, ADVERTISING
11
%
EDUCATIONAL
  9
%
PROFESSIONAL
  9
%
GOVERNMENT

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

*Data on this page provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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If you want a career that is fun, challenging, and full of opportunity, join the Communication degree program at Maryville University today!

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