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Online Communications Degrees

The ability to convey ideas is a critical skill. And now the Internet enables everyone, including companies and brands, to connect anytime, anywhere with everything from tweets and texts to movies and messages. An online communications degree from Ashford University can prepare you to navigate, manage, and participate in the multifaceted flow of information. Drawing on the fields of humanities, fine arts, and social sciences, communications specialists are often charged with being the voice of an organization, writing press releases, and protecting its public image. Learn how to leverage communications to positively influence an organization’s brand and appeal to their key market segments.

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Career Opportunities

There is nothing more important to a brand than telling a story. A great product will carry you only so far if you don’t market it properly, so those who excel at communicating will have marketable skills. Public relations positions are often similar to their marketing counterparts, but a communications degree can also open up opportunities in human resources. Plus, media companies need great storytellers, especially within their digital media departments.

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Courses in Communications

As a communications student, you will be exposed to a wide range of techniques and mediums. There is a heavy focus on writing in diverse styles to adapt to the proper audience, including technical and promotional writing. Marketing courses will teach you how to effectively develop brands and products, while the journalism options will lay down the proper tactics for responsible reporting.

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