Online Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media

Make limitless connections in communication and media

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 industries. You’ll gain a broad foundation that encompasses advertising, public relations, the art of storytelling, general media production and business communication. Pursue boundless opportunities to grow personally and professionally.

Complete your courses 100% online with the flexibility of iPad®-powered learning. 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.

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Quick facts

Start dates: 3 times a year
Next term: Jan. 9–May 6
Learning format: 100% online
Program length: 4 years

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Learning at Lynn—innovative, global, personalized

3K+ students from over 100 countries

Prepare to work in a global economy through a curriculum that immerses you in an international community, culture and careers.

Highly ranked, technology-driven

Join a school ranked nationally for best online bachelor’s programs and best value by U.S. News & World Report. Access your courses anywhere through iPad®-powered learning.

18:1 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.

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Prepare for success in a variety of fields

Employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow through 2030 because of the need to create, edit, translate and disseminate information through a variety of platforms. 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

Here’s how we’ll support you

As a student, you will be assigned a student success manager who will serve as your primary point of contact throughout the program—from course registration to tracking your progress. Learn more about the support you’ll receive from your student success manager.

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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:

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

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

Admission and tuition

The enrollment deadline for the Spring 2023 term is coming soon; below are the application deadlines for the Spring 2023 term:

  • Domestic students: Dec. 26
  • International students: Dec. 26

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: $375 per credit
Fees: $200
Annual total: $11,450

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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Notes and conditions - PLEASE READ

Apple trademark: Apple® and iPad® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.

Best online bachelor's program and best value: Source: U.S. News and World Report, Best Online Bachelor's Degrees and Best Value

Employment and career advancement: Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience and opportunities for employment. Lynn University does not guarantee employment placement or career advancement.

Job outlook: Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Media and Communication Occupations

Number of Lynn students: Academic statistics as of spring 2022