Online Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media

Learn the latest communications and media tools and strategies

Master the power of effective communication and gain the skills to reach diverse, global audiences. The Lynn University online communication degree empowers you to advance in the fast-evolving communications and media fields. You’ll gain a broad foundation that encompasses advertising, public relations, the art of “storytelling,” general media production and business communication.

Complete your courses 100% online with the flexibility of iPad®-powered learning.1 Learn from industry experts who are former reporters, major network producers, product managers, actors, PR pros and screenwriters who impart real-world insider knowledge that gives you an edge in the field.

Quick facts

Start dates: 3 times a year
Next term: Aug. 23–Oct. 15
Learning format: 100% online
Program length: 4 years

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  • Erika Grodzki, College of Communication and Design, professor

    “Technology has changed the game. I meet professors from all over the world and when I tell them about what we are doing at Lynn, they are amazed.”

    Erika Grodzki

    College of Communication and Design, professor

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Learning at Lynn—innovative, global, personalized

3K+ students from over 100 countries2 Prepare for a global economy through a curriculum that immerses you in an international community, culture and careers.
Highly ranked university Join a school ranked nationally for best online bachelor’s programs and best value by U.S. News & World Report.3
17-1 student-faculty ratio Get one-on-one mentoring and support from expert faculty and academic advisers.
Apple Distinguished School Attend a University recognized by Apple® as a distinguished school for continuous innovation in learning, teaching and the school environment. Access your courses anywhere through industry-leading iPad®-powered learning.

Prepare for success in a variety of fields

Employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow through 2029 due to the need to create, edit, translate and disseminate information through a variety of platforms.4 Equip yourself with the skills to use both traditional and emerging media to influence, impact and inspire a wide range of audiences.

Here’s what you’ll study in your online communication courses:

  • Persuasion and leadership
  • Communication and media theory, trends and production
  • Skills for better personal and professional interactions
  • Public relations
  • Mass communications and media

Career opportunities

Graduate with an online bachelor’s degree in communication and media and the skills to pursue a successful career in areas such as:

  • Journalism
  • Social media management
  • Advertising and public relations
  • Marketing and communications
  • Speechwriting
  • Media planning
  • Videography
  • Communications consulting
  • Politics and special issues lobbying

This online communication program also prepares you for graduate studies in communication and media.

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Admission and tuition

The enrollment deadline for the Fall 2021 term is coming soon; applications are due August 9.

Below are the application deadlines for the Spring 2022 term:

  • Domestic students: Dec. 30
  • International students: Dec. 10

Candidates must provide the following:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts

To get started, create a profile for Lynn's personalized application portal and fill out an application.

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Online bachelor’s in communication and media tuition: $325 per credit
Fees: $200
Annual total: $9,950

Cost estimates are based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits per year). Instructional material fees are a one-time charge and do not apply to students who reside internationally or who provide their own iPad and required apps. Some programs and courses may have additional costs.

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Earning your online bachelor’s degree in communication and media at Lynn may be more affordable than you expect. Explore scholarship, grant and loan opportunities to find out how much you could save.

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2 Academic statistics as of fall 2020

3 Source: U.S. News and World Report, Best Online Bachelor's Degrees and Best Value

4 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Media and Communication Occupations