Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Communication)

ASU's Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in communication will prepare you to understand and shape message-related behaviors for the purpose of improving communicative interactions in the workplace.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Business communication has exploded as a distinct professional field as companies require rapid and considered responses, from conveying ordinary information to crisis communications. This innovative, interdisciplinary program will prepare you for positions in a variety of professions in which business and communication play an important role in ensuring success.

The Bachelor of Arts in business and communication includes rigorous courses within the communication concentration in addition to the skill and core courses required of all W. P. Carey School of Business majors. As a graduate of this program, you will be better qualified to enter private and nonprofit corporate communications positions with business knowledge that will be immediately useful to potential employers. Students pursuing opportunities in sales, operations, retail banking, and hospitality will find the concentration of particular value. There are a variety of opportunities for careers with a BA in business and communication. Average starting salaries can vary greatly due to location, company, industry, and experience.

Featured courses


COM 259: Communication in Business and the Professions


COM 312: Communication, Conflict, and Negotiation


COM 453: Communication Training and Development


COM 400: Communication in Professions (HU & C)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Communication) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Business Analyst


Growth: 14.3 %
Salary: $82,450

Employee Training Manager


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $108,250

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Inside Sales Manager


Growth: 4.9 %
Salary: $71,650

Office Manager


Growth: 10.1 %
Salary: $94,020

Public Relations Manager (PR Manager)


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $111,280

Public Relations Specialist


Growth: 8.8 %
Salary: $59,300

Sales Manager


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $121,060

Social Services Director


Growth: 18 %
Salary: $64,100

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at one of the best business schools in the nation

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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