Communications programs to consider

Penn State World Campus offers several exciting choices for people interested in fields related to communications. These include:

  • Bachelor’s degree programs. Whether you are looking to be the voice of the people, a business, or the boardroom, Penn State World Campus offers a multitude of online opportunities to match your professional goals. We can teach you how to hone your communication skills — as a leader, a team member, and a colleague — and help you understand why your communication choices matter and how to communicate effectively to achieve goals within your organization. We offer programs in organizational and professional communication, digital journalism and media, and strategic communications, so you can decide which skill set best fits your future.
  • Master’s degree programs. If you already have a bachelor’s degree, one of our master’s programs might be a good fit. The Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Communications helps students explore ways to use content and messaging to support an organization’s strategic objectives.

We also offer several related certificate programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Many students take the opportunity to earn a certificate while completing the requirements for a degree.

Career opportunities for those who complete a communications program

Wondering what kind of job you can get with a communications degree or certificate? This type of credential can prepare you for a wide range of professional roles, which could include:

  • content manager
  • marketing director
  • development officer
  • digital journalist
  • PR consultant or spokesperson

Why you should pursue your communications degree or certificate at Penn State World Campus

As a busy working professional, you are juggling many responsibilities, including work, family, volunteer roles, and other obligations. You need the flexibility to complete your studies at your convenience, as your schedule allows. Penn State World Campus allows you to earn your degree or certificate online from anywhere, on a schedule that works best for you. You get the convenience you need without sacrificing the academic quality that’s important to you. Your courses will be identical to those taught on campus in the classroom, with the same level of highly qualified faculty.