BA in Communication Online

Earn an Affordable Communication Degree 100% Online

Your future. Our promise.

Open the door to countless public relations and communication career opportunities with the Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree from Aurora University Online. This program is designed for working individuals, giving you the option to complete it entirely online in a virtual learning platform. Access coursework on the go from wherever your busy life takes you and pursue your communication degree at a pace that fits your full-time schedule.

Aurora University’s online communication degree program offers a public relations and event planning track. The courses in this track align with outcomes recommended by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the leading public relations professional association.

The next step in your public relations and communication career begins with Aurora University Online. Complete your communication degree fully equipped with the skills to succeed.

Online Format

8-Week Courses

Finish in 2 to 4 Years

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Become a Communication Innovator

With our communication degree program, you can receive personalized attention from expert instructors with years of real-world marketing, public relations, event planning, and business experience. The online courses focus on communication innovation and offer an opportunity to complete an internship and gain hands-on experience for the career you want.

This online Bachelor of Arts in Communication program explores these and other topics:

Learn principles for effective written and oral communication in business and professional settings.

Explore the nature of human relationships and interactions in interpersonal and group contexts.

Learn the basics of writing for communication contexts, such as journalism, public relations, podcast, and online and social media environments.

Gain the skills and knowledge to understand audiences and communicate more effectively.

Your Education is More Flexible and Affordable

Higher education is now more accessible with Aurora University Online. As a student, you will utilize a convenient learning platform that puts the path to a degree at your fingertips. Because AU Online uses OER in some programs, you can benefit from significant savings on textbook costs.

Build the Competitive Edge Needed for Career Advancement

In this online program, your educators will guide you through courses that cover essential professional and corporate communication topics to help you build relevant skills. After acquiring your communication degree, you’ll have an academic credential that enables you to pursue a master’s degree or advance your career.

Careers Paths for Graduates

  • Content creation
  • Event planning
  • Image management
  • Multimedia storytelling
  • Relationship management

Aurora University Online has a strong tradition of serving students with a quality education rooted in the foundational principles of academic excellence. AU Online strives to make college affordable for students while designing degree programs around quality curricula to foster career success.

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The program also is offered on the Aurora, Illinois, campus.


Aurora University is a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements initiative.

Aurora University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.