Bachelor of Arts in Communication
A communication degree can change your life.
Now The University of Texas of the Permian Basin—part of the prestigious UT System—makes it possible for you to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Communication completely online! Flexible and affordable, UTPB's online degree program is designed to help people just like you succeed.
Our online BA offers smart advantages!
- Every course is 100% online
- Tuition is affordable—just $276 per credit hour
- Courses are only 8 weeks
- You can earn your BA in as little as 12 months
- Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
- Choose from six convenient start dates
Develop real-world skills—right now.
The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of communication theories and the impact of modern media on businesses, societies and cultures around the world. Students who pursue a communication degree will explore modern media and society, rhetoric in Western thought, crisis communication and public messaging.
Learn from savvy professionals.
UTPB's online degree program is just as rigorous as our on-campus programs. Every online course is taught by the same respected UTPB faculty members who teach on campus. And just as important, they are committed to mentoring their students. In fact, in the National Survey of Student Engagement, 99 percent of UTPB seniors reported that their professors provided prompt feedback on their academic performance. And our online bachelor degree programs earn high marks from U.S. News & World Report – #3 among Texas public universities and in the nation’s top 50 Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs.
Apply your knowledge to a variety of professional fields.
Because communication is a broad discipline, graduates from our online degree program emerge with a strong skill set they can leverage across a broad range of professional careers—including journalism, politics, management, advertising, law, social services, medicine and more. With a communication degree, you'll feel more confident knowing that you've prepared yourself to succeed in a very competitive job market. Research shows that individuals with a bachelor's degree earn more and have a lower risk for unemployment than their less-educated peers.