Associate Degrees in Communication

Individuals interested in pursuing an Associate Degree in Communication have the opportunity to use their communication skills in the business, advertising, public relations, or media sectors. Individuals with a degree have a significant advantage over their peers in this highly competitive field. What Is an Associate Degree in Communication? The Associates in Communication paves the way for stude… Read more

Individuals interested in pursuing an Associate Degree in Communication have the opportunity to use their communication skills in the business, advertising, public relations, or media sectors. Individuals with a degree have a significant advantage over their peers in this highly competitive field.

What Is an Associate Degree in Communication? The Associates in Communication paves the way for students to enjoy rewarding careers in journalism, marketing, public relations, corporate policy, business management, and more. Students take coursework in communications, marketing, journalism, and broadcasting. They develop superior communication, ethics, analytical, intrapersonal, and interpersonal skills which allow them to excel at communicating to various groups, organizations, and audiences through various forms of media. Upon completion, students may use this degree towards the completion of any other higher degree and educational credentials.

The many benefits of pursuing an Associate in Arts with a concentration Communication include the development of strong writing and speaking skills and enhanced communication capabilities. Students are able to use their skills and knowledge in many different career roles, such as public speaking, journalism, and advertising. They are taught to lead, entertain, and educate their peers and communities.

The cost and fees associated with this program vary by institution. Most students are able to complete their studies within two years of full time attendance. Prior to enrollment, it is imperative that potential students research their options to determine the most affordable and flexible education option for their goals.

Upon graduation, students can choose to seek out employment in a variety of fields or to continue their education. Individuals are much stronger candidates with the ability to excel in the media and writing fields. Students have the flexibility to work in the broad spectrum of the field or to specialize on a much narrower focus. An associate’s degree in communication provides students with a strong foundation to support them wherever their career path takes them.

With the cost of education rising and an increase in competition, many institutions offer a wide variety of affordable classes and programs for students who are interested in broadening their horizons. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, USA

The Communication Studies Associate of Arts degree program prepares students to transfer into the junior year at four-year colleges in speech, communication, media production, ... +

The Communication Studies Associate of Arts degree program prepares students to transfer into the junior year at four-year colleges in speech, communication, media production, and journalism. It also prepares students for entry-level jobs in some communication fields such as video production, journalism, and media communication. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

The Communication Arts major at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical by providing students with a foundation in the study of human commu ... +

The Communication Arts major at Delaware County Community College blends the theoretical with the practical by providing students with a foundation in the study of human communication that prepares them to continue academic study in the field. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 - 3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Gateway Technical College
Elkhorn, USA +1 More

Graphic communications is a great career for creatively minded people who also enjoy computers and technology. Though the tools for design have changed from pen and paper to c ... +

Graphic communications is a great career for creatively minded people who also enjoy computers and technology. Though the tools for design have changed from pen and paper to computers and software, ideas and artistic skill are still important. If you are a creative person with technical savvy, this career is for you. After earning the associate degree, students can pursue a number of certificates that focus on areas such as digital photography and digital publishing. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Cao đẳng Parkland
Champaign, USA

Do you dream of being on the radio, appearing on television, or attracting followers to a YouTube channel? Or maybe you want to promote a new idea, produce an award-winning fi ... +

Do you dream of being on the radio, appearing on television, or attracting followers to a YouTube channel? Or maybe you want to promote a new idea, produce an award-winning film, take stunning photographs, or captivate audiences as a professional speaker? Whatever your dream, we have a class for that! Our classes are taught by committed faculty who have experience working in the fields they teach and are dedicated to your success. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Sacramento City College
Sacramento, USA

This program provides theory, tools, and techniques for analyzing, managing and improving communication in every area of professional and personal interaction.

This program provides theory, tools, and techniques for analyzing, managing and improving communication in every area of professional and personal interaction. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
San Mateo, USA

Communication Studies provides learning opportunities to speak well, listen with understanding, and engage in positive action. Communication Studies will be valuable for a car ... +

Communication Studies provides learning opportunities to speak well, listen with understanding, and engage in positive action. Communication Studies will be valuable for a career in business, public relations, law, education, the social sciences, and drama. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The American College in Spain
Marbella, Spain +1 More

The University Transfer Program offered by the American College in Spain allows students to begin their first two years of studies in our Marbella university center by taking ... +

The University Transfer Program offered by the American College in Spain allows students to begin their first two years of studies in our Marbella university center by taking a large portion of the basic courses required for a Bachelor's degree by U.S. universities. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Jamestown Community College
Jamestown, USA +3 More

The Huffington Post identified communication as one of the fastest growing majors for today's college students, and it's an increasingly attractive one for employers as well. ... +

The Huffington Post identified communication as one of the fastest growing majors for today's college students, and it's an increasingly attractive one for employers as well. In our increasingly digital world where you might interact with people in a dozen different ways before lunchtime, it has never been more crucial for students to be able to communicate effectively using a variety of formats... -
Associate Degree
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Online
 
Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham, USA +3 More

The mission of the Communications Department is to develop in students a desire for excellence in scholarship, an ability to communicate effectively and an appreciation for th ... +

The mission of the Communications Department is to develop in students a desire for excellence in scholarship, an ability to communicate effectively and an appreciation for the humanities. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
60 - 61 hours
English
Campus
 
Santiago Canyon College
Orange, USA

The vision of the Communication Department is to supply a full range of preparatory, life enrichment, certificate and degree tracks for the native and non-native, transfer and ... +

The vision of the Communication Department is to supply a full range of preparatory, life enrichment, certificate and degree tracks for the native and non-native, transfer and non-transfer students. The department will offer a curriculum that fosters effective and ethical communication while enlightening​ and empowering students to become productive citizens in private, social and business environments. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Sierra College
Rocklin, USA

The Communication Studies and Journalism program focus on how people use messages and symbols to generate meaning, critique, and relate to one another across various contexts, ... +

The Communication Studies and Journalism program focus on how people use messages and symbols to generate meaning, critique, and relate to one another across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. Providing inquiry into performances of the self and our communities, attending to issues of power and diversity and producing works of journalism, media, and performance toward social justice; communication and journalism are diverse disciplines that serve as the basis for an ever-expanding understanding of how we all communicate and share those understandings. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
26 - 29 hours
English
Campus
 
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, USA

Currently, enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for pr ... +

Currently, enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
May 2020
Campus
 
Olympic College
Bremerton, USA

The Communication Studies program at Olympic College is the study of various forms of human communication in culturally diverse contexts. The program focuses on the basic skil ... +

The Communication Studies program at Olympic College is the study of various forms of human communication in culturally diverse contexts. The program focuses on the basic skills and critical thought needed to transfer to four-year programs. Studies in communication and culture help us focus on how people negotiate their identities and voices in relationships and society. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Northwest College
Powell, USA

The communication area offers a variety of coursework for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution or better understand their communication patterns.

The communication area offers a variety of coursework for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution or better understand their communication patterns. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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