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About This Program
American Military University’s (AMU) bachelor of communication is designed for those who wish to prepare to communicate in a sound, professional, and responsible fashion.
AMU’s bachelor's degree in communication is an exploration of the growing and influential communications industry. This online program offers particular focus on helping you create clear, concise, and content-rich communication suitable for a variety of professions.
- Public speaking
- Small group, interpersonal, and mass communication
- Theory and research
- Communication ethics
- Social media
Expert faculty—some of whom have real-world media experience--lead your learning.
What You Will Do
- Use communication concepts and create messages appropriate to audience, purpose, and context
- Critically analyze messages
- Show how ethical communication principles and practices are applied
- Use communication to embrace difference and influence public discussion
- Show your ability to accomplish communication-related goals
Degree at a Glance
Courses Start Monthly
- All AMU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
- Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
- There is no fee to complete the AMU admission application. View steps to apply.
Technology fee: $65 per course | $0 for active-duty military, National Guard members, and Reservists.
Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an AMU admissions representative at 877-755-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quality Education Should Be Affordable
So you can focus on the opportunities ahead, without the financial burden of more expensive schools who are not as invested in your success. Learn more about paying for school.
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1Alumni Graduated with No APUS-incurred Student Loan Debt As of December 31, 2021
Includes alumni who graduated with an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from APUS. Student loan debt is defined as student loans and private education loans used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and book costs associated with courses taken at APUS. Many APUS students receive military tuition assistance and veterans education benefits, which are not student loan debt.
*Cost Per Credit Hour
To minimize out-of-pocket costs, U.S. active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a university book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.
See all military student benefits.