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If you want to earn a com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree, it’s nev­er been eas­i­er to do so. Online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degrees are con­ve­nient, flex­i­ble, afford­able, and can qual­i­fy you for a num­ber of jobs across all sec­tors of the econ­o­my. At Bach­e­lor’s Degree Cen­ter, we’ve orga­nized the best online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degrees for under­grad­u­ates into digestible rank­ings that let you speed up the process of find­ing the best online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree for you.

One incred­i­ble result is our stun­ning Top 10 Online Bach­e­lor’s in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Degrees rank­ing. Go through it care­ful­ly, and you’ll find the best online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degrees, and quick links to request more infor­ma­tion on any pro­gram that suits you.

The best online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree is some­what sub­jec­tive. You’ll have to decide whether a pro­gram meets your indi­vid­ual needs, but we’ve built a com­pre­hen­sive for­mu­la to deter­mine the online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degrees on our list. This included:

  • Using the NCES Col­lege Nav­i­ga­tor to go through 100 under­grad­u­ate schools with online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree coursework.
  • Check­ing all those schools for their region­al accreditation.
  • Com­par­ing that to the U.S. News and World Report rank­ings to weigh their aca­d­e­m­ic reputation.
  • Pri­or­i­tiz­ing uni­ver­si­ties with mul­ti­ple rank­ings and/or ACEJMC accreditation.
  • Cal­cu­lat­ing the aver­age online tuition.
  • Then final­ly, weigh­ing finan­cial aid, cred­it trans­fer, stu­dent-fac­ul­ty ratio, admis­sion selec­tiv­i­ty, applied learn­ing, stu­dent sup­port, and cur­ricu­lum specialization.

Some of our top options include:

  • The Uni­ver­si­ty of Louisville offers 24/7 online access to its online com­mu­ni­ca­tion pro­gram for stu­dents who want to work in dig­i­tal or print media, pub­lic rela­tions, human resources and/or marketing.
  • The CUNY School of Pro­fes­sion­al Stud­ies costs just $3,165 per semester.
  • DePaul Uni­ver­si­ty, which has a rare Lati­no Media & Com­mu­ni­ca­tion concentration.
  • Ari­zona State Uni­ver­si­ty, known for its pres­ti­gious Wal­ter Cronkite School of Jour­nal­ism and Mass Com­mu­ni­ca­tion offers its B.S. in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Online com­mu­ni­ca­tion stu­dents can also opt for their B.A. in Busi­ness — Com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree.

These are just some of the options that can be found on our online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree rank­ing. Some­thing to keep in mind is whether you’re look­ing to work in the more cre­ative aspects of com­mu­ni­ca­tion, or the busi­ness side of things. As you can see, pro­grams can be tai­lored towards one or the oth­er, or even spe­cif­ic nich­es with­in com­mu­ni­ca­tion, like DePaul’s Lati­no Media concentration.

To see the rest of the schools that made our list, and learn more about them, go to our Top 10 Online Bach­e­lor’s in Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Degrees rank­ing imme­di­ate­ly. Remem­ber to fol­low links to schools you’re curi­ous about to request more infor­ma­tion from them directly.

You’re not going to find a more thor­ough online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree rank­ing any­where else, so don’t wait. You could be on your way to an online com­mu­ni­ca­tion degree that will open new career paths to you and teach you skills that are applic­a­ble through­out your life.


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