With a communications degree you’ll become an expert in messaging and technology. You can have a great career as a business analyst, social media manager, technical writer or web content developer.


  • Communications, Professional (AAS)

    63 Credits Location: Online

    With this degree, you'll develop expertise in communication and technology. You will use and combine a variety of communication media, including print, audio/visual and Internet. And you’ll gain skills in web graphics, social media, designing and writing web content, technical writing, video and mobile device publishing. The degree includes a professional internship where you’ll put into practice skills you learned in the classroom.

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  • Digital Media (C)

    8 Credits Location: Online

    Increase or update your technical skills and learn to make great videos, ebooks and graphic files. You’ll be in demand with these digital and social media skills. Learn to publish content for mobile devices and how to use social media for marketing and public relations. With these skills you will be a valuable employee for any business.

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  • Workplace Communication (C)

    8 Credits Locations: Appleton, Online

    Learn how to write business documents, use Microsoft Office products and employ essential oral interpersonal skills. You’ll gain an understanding of direct and indirect business communication, public speaking, listening, as well as features in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can then apply these skills in professional workplace settings.

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  • Writing for the Web (C)

    12 Credits Location: Online

    Learn how to write usable, appropriate content for websites with this certificate. You’ll gain an understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) and social media, and you’ll learn how to insert and properly use graphics and graphics software on websites. Apply these skills in business, education or non-profit organizations.

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  • Writing, Grant/Proposal (C)

    9 Credits Location: Online

    Learn how to find, research and write grants and proposals using the latest research methods and solid writing principles. As part of your training, you’ll gain direct experience in writing a grant. Employers in business, government and non-profit organizations value these skills.

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