Adult Professional Studies
At a Glance
- Program: A.A. in Communication
- Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
- Format: various formats including face-to-face and online
- Next Start Date: May 15, 2023
- Cost: $250 per credit
- Time to Completion: Approximately two years
Prepare to excel in the ever-changing communications field
Communications is a vast discipline with limitless possibilities, and professionals who have skills in both written and oral communications—along with business and technical expertise—are in high demand.
Immaculata’s powerful, career-focused communications programs provide useful tools and insights for real-world application.
Opportunities and Outcomes
Graduates of Immaculata’s communication program are in high demand for professional positions in broadcast and print journalism, digital and social media, advertising and marketing, media and public relations, creative writing, technical writing, theatrical art, and more. What’s more, earning a communication degree from Immaculata develops lifelong skills that facilitate effective collaboration, leadership, and information sharing within all types of professional settings.
Graduates with an associate degree can pursue positions including:
- advertising agent, $54,904
- freelance writer, $43,875
- communications specialist, $55,535
- broadcast technician, $51,280
- proofreader, $43,282
- administrative assistant
- and more
All courses in the program are offered in various formats, including face-to-face and online.
The Associate of Arts in Communication degree requires 63 credits that can be finished in as few as two years. Classes are held during the day and evening.
Tuition per credit is $250.
Various types of financing options are available to assist students. For further information, contact the Office of Financial Aid at 484-323-3028, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students in the associate degree program can transition seamlessly into Immaculata’s Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
Major Courses – 18 credits
- Communications Electives – 9 credits
- Communication Theory
- 100-Level Literature Course
- 200-Level Literature Course
Liberal Arts Core – 27 credits
- Composition (English/Writing) 6 credits
- Natural & Physical World/Quantitative Reasoning (Lab Science/Math) 3 credits
- Community 9 credits
- Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
- Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 3 credits
ELECTIVES – 18 credits
TOTAL – 63 credits
You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via email@example.com or by phone at 484-323-3060.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual salary for broadcast technicians is $51,280, which is more than the national median earnings of workers across all industries ($45,760). In addition to vast career options, communication occupations are projected to grow 6% from 2021 to 2031, with vacancies available due to growth and attrition.
For Tim Schaffer, an associate degree from Immaculata led to supervisory roles at his company. Read more.
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