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Communication Degrees for Busy Adults

Walsh University's degree completion program is designed so for busy, working adults who want an edge in the marketplace. Classes are offered in accelerated 8-week sessions, making it easy to fit the courses into your schedule while balancing work, family and personal time. 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for media and communication occupations is expected to arise from the need to create, edit, translate, and disseminate information through a variety of different platforms. 

Walsh features three different Communication programs to meet your needs! 

Communication Degree Tracks

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A broad field that includes the study of public speaking and rhetoric, communication at a personal level and the mass media such as film, television, and the Internet.

Communication Course Details
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Communication - Digital Media

Designed to give adult students the critical thinking and technical skills needed for producing digital media content and distributing that content across multiple platforms.


Communication - Digital Media Course Details
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Corporate Communication

Blends business and communication coursework to strengthen communication skills in the professional landscape.

Corporate Communication Course Details


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The Walsh Advantage

•  Earn your degree online from an accredited, trusted university
•  Affordable, transparent tuition
•  Military Friendly designation 
•  Tuition deferment/payment plans available (Ask for details!)
•  Personalized attention from expert faculty
•  Earn credits for previous life experience and work training

Meet Jenn

In April 2020, more than 10 years from the day she started, Jennifer Stidd '20 successfully completed the necessary courses to earn her bachelor's degree from Walsh University.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A communication background prepares graduates for a broad range of careers. Examples include:

  • Digital Content Production
  • Journalism/Broadcasting
  • Public Relations and Brand Management
  • Advertising
  • Marketing Communications
  • Public Affairs

Yes! Students may earn up to 45 credit hours for work/life experience or test-outs. Talk with your enrollment manager to find out more!

Absolutely! Acceptable transfer work is credit toward a degree for courses taken at a regionally accredited college or university other than Walsh, pending approval by the Office of the Registrar.