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Bachelor of Science in Communication

A B.S. in Communication in Step with Today’s Business and Media Landscape

Modern communicators must be more well-rounded than ever, conveying information and ideas artfully through a variety of platforms. In the Wilmington University bachelor’s degree in communication program, you’ll learn effective, strategic communication, branding and storytelling from leading practitioners.

Customize your Communications Major with a Concentration

Tailor your communication degree to meet your goals. The Digital Journalism degree concentration prepares you to use print, broadcast, and digital channels to inform and persuade target audiences. The Public Relations & Strategic Communication degree concentration focuses on the use of marketing, advertising, and public relations to craft unforgettable brands. The Visual Communication program concentration prepares you to visually communicate ideas and messages for commercial or promotional purposes.

Build Your Resumé and Network with Your Communication Bachelor’s Degree

Communications courses blend with on-the-job skills in a required cooperative learning experience. Add tangible assets to your resumé and increase your professional connections prior to graduation in this versatile and affordable business communication degree program.

Earn a Technical Communicator Certification As Part of Your Degree

Courses like Advanced Technical Communication give you a triple advantage: solid skills and experience, credits toward your communications degree, and preparation for the Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) Exam, which gives you a competitive edge in the domestic and international job markets.

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Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

You can use elective courses in this bachelor's degree program to complete a related Dual-Credit Certificate® while you earn your degree or accelerate into your next degree by incorporating master's level coursework — at no extra tuition cost. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

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Choose from Three Specialized Communication Concentrations

  • Digital Journalism
  • Public Relations and Strategic Communication
  • Visual Communication
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Finish your communication degree faster by transferring credits. 
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,257 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course.
Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit. 
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your communication degree.

Career and Industry Outlook for B.S. in Communication Graduates

A communications degree opens the door to a fulfilling career and jobs in many industries. Learn more about Career Resources.



I like work that allows me to express my creativity. The B.S. in Communication program appealed to me because I find writing, designing and developing brands to be challenging and fun. I recently achieved my educational goal of attaining my bachelor's degree and landing a marketing and communications position. Krista Fowler, B.S. in Communication, Concentration: Integrated Marketing Communications

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