B.A., Communication Arts

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Florida International University

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Arts

The Communication Arts Department is committed to providing students with the best possible academic experiences to assist them in achieving their goals and to prepare them for the future. For students returning to school to finish your degree, you'll find a large array of opportunities designed to enhance your future.

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with a track in Organizational Communication Studies is an in-demand major for those interested in pursuing careers as communication officers in fields such as business, government, non-profit organizations, or education.  You'll receive a solid foundation in core principles and practices related to business and interpersonal communication, group dynamics, and the art of persuasion.

What can I do with this degree?

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:

  • Public Relations Staff
  • Marketing Director
  • Social Media Director
  • Copy Editor
  • Journalist
  • And more!

What’s in it for you:

  • A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
  • 100% fully online classes.
  • Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
  • Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Admission Requirements

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Complete Florida application
  • $30 application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • If you have fewer than 60 transferable credits, you must also submit your high school transcripts and SAT and/or ACT scores, in addition to any transcripts from post-secondary schools, to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. CLEP, AP, and IB scores must be sent separately if AA degree has not been posted to transcripts.

*Missing residency information will prevent you from registering for classes if admitted. FIU accepts transcripts in the following ways:

1) Electronic
  • Faster (All FL public institutions)
  • Naviance (Typically used by private HS schools)
  • SMART/Joint Service Transcript – Military records

2) Hardcopy

Transcript sent directly from your high school and/or college in a sealed envelope to:

Florida International University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 659003
Miami, FL 33265-9003

NOTE: Transcripts received by FIU become the property of FIU and will not be returned to the applicant or forwarded to any other institution. Please do not send us your original transcript/diploma if you have no other copies.

Admissions decisions are made on a space-available basis as applications are completed and all supporting documents are received. In order to be invited to apply for merit scholarships you must be admitted prior to November 1 and meet minimum scholarship criteria.

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