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Communications

Associate of Arts For Transfer
Bristol Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Annual In-State Tuition (MA)
$7,350
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$13,470
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
2 years
Total Credits
63
Annual In-State Tuition (MA)
$7,350
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$13,470
Earn your Communications degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Communications
A communications degree teaches the fundamentals of effective communication through speech, print media, social media, and mass media. Students will learn the role of media and its impact on society and culture. Employers are looking for “blended digital professionals” who can adapt their communication skills to the needs of their business. An understanding of communications is one of the most sought after skills for leadership and managerial positions according to a report on in-demand foundational skills by Burning Glass Technologies. Career options include corporate content creator, digital advertising specialist, and public relations associate.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Massachusetts Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$245
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$7,350
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$449
Credits
30
Annual Tuition Total
$13,470
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What is an associate’s degree?

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About This College
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Bristol Community College
Established in 1965, Bristol Community College is a public community college in Fall River, Massachusetts.
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New England Commission of Higher Education
Founded in 1885, the New England Commission of Higher Education is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Its headquarters are in Burlington, Massachusetts.