Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies

The bachelor's degree in Communication Studies provides the skills to communicate clearly in a variety of formats and to evaluate the communication of others. Emphases of the program include theory and history of communication, understanding of the communication process and media and ethical considerations.

Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.


You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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Careers in communications

A communications degree is a diverse degree program that allows you to build a career in a number of fields, including journalism, technical writing, film and TV production, or public relations. As a communication professional, you shape the way people share, receive, and process information. Consider a variety of professions as a(n):

  • Account executive
  • Advertising manager
  • Brand manager
  • Communications manager
  • Content strategist
  • Editor in chief
  • Editorial director
  • Event planner
  • Journalist
  • Marketing communications manager
  • Media director
  • News anchor
  • On-air personality
  • Politician
  • Producer
  • Promotions specialist
  • Public relations manager
  • Salesperson
  • Stage performer

A 2015 Georgetown University study ranked communication and mass media as the nation’s sixth most popular field of academic study.

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