Earn your communication degree online at UAF and build a lifelong foundation for career success. As a communication major, you’ll learn to find your voice and tell your story, while developing marketable professional skills that will help you stand out in a competitive job market. Our online program is personal, hands-on and highly interactive — giving you the chance to work with faculty on specialized projects that match your interests and career goals. If you choose, you can concentrate your communication degree in Dispute Resolution or Indigenous Dispute Resolution.

Who Is the Online Degree in Communication Designed For?

Communication is among the most sought-after skills by employers across industries. It’s also a skill that will enrich all areas of your life, at home and in the workplace. That’s why the online bachelor’s degree in communication is one of the most versatile and practical majors you can choose. From careers in business to law to community advocacy and beyond, a degree in communications will provide the foundational knowledge and practical training to achieve your greatest potential.

If you’re looking at other majors but still want to develop this critical skillset, we offer a minor in communication, which is also available online.

Why Earn Your Online Degree in Communication at UAF?

  • Engage in cutting-edge communication research projects focused on social media interactions.
  • Specialize your communications online degree in dispute resolution or Indigenous dispute resolution.
  • Work closely with expert faculty on projects you can help design based on your interests, in the context of a caring and supportive learning environment.

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Online communication degree example projects

In the Video Storytelling course, you’ll learn how to make professional-looking videos with just your smartphones, some cheap audio gear and items commonly found around the house.

Experience online learning at UAF

Find out why we’ve been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Online courses in the communication program allow you to work ahead, view and review lectures, and participate in stimulating online discussions. At UAF, you’ll also pay in-state tuition for all of our online degree programs no matter where you live.

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Cost breakdown for the online degree in communication

The estimated cost for the online bachelor’s in communication program based on current rates is $43,300.

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Jobs in Communications

Communications is a highly versatile major that will prepare you for a wide range of career options. This is a program in which you’ll learn across disciplines and gain practical, real-world training that will help you stand out to employers today and in the future.

Our communications graduates go on to successful careers in business, law, social services, healthcare, public relations, broadcasting and much more. Many also choose to pursue graduate study.

Communications Degree Requirements

Required courses for the online degree in communication explore topics such as media and culture, news writing, communication research methods and theory, and intercultural communication. The program also includes a capstone seminar in communication.

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Earn your bachelor’s degree in communication online at UAF.