Plenty of online Associates, Bachelors and Masters Degree programs are available world over and the benefits of online courses are such as you can do the course from anywhere in the world, your own time, no need to attend a regular class, you make fees in installments, work and study, etc.
A degree in communications studies can open many doors for you and many opportunities will knock on your doors. When we think about communication, we normally think about a journalism degree or visual media degrees. In fact, it has got a wider interpretation. It could be journalism, technical writing, publishing, public relations, editing, advertising, announcers, and there is requirement of technical kind of communication also. When you choose Communications degree, you should understand your requirement and in which field you may utilize it. Some of the prominent communication related areas are Newspapers, television, Legal departments, directing the creative field of business,
Many universities and institutions are offering such degrees and certifications. Internationally, universities such as Liberty University, Post University, New School at New York, Kansas University Manhattan, George Washington University at Washington, Texas Technical University, Kaplan University, American Intercontinental University, DeVry University, Walden University, Westwood college, Golden Gate University Online, University of Dallas, University of Texas System, Writers Bureau College of Journalism, UK, Canyon College, Empire State college, etc. In India where democracy and opinions can be expressed unlike any other country, there are hundreds of institutions and course such as Madurai Kamaraj University Directorate of Distance Education, Alagappa University, Sikkim Manipal University, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), etc. are some of the prominent amongst them.
Courses they are offering such as Technical type of communications, PhD in Technical communications, Masters Degree in Technical communications, Media management and strategic management, Certificate program in Conflict Resolution, Masters in Media Studies, Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Journalism, Business Communication, Master of Arts in Communication and Media, MA in Media Communication with emphasis on Communication Management, Certificate in Data or Telecommunication, MBA in Telecommunications Management, Graduate Certificate in Telecommunication Management, Telecommunication Management – BBA Concentration, Masters in Integrated Marketing Communication, Technicians Diploma in Telecommunication, Bachelors Degree in Corporate Communications, BA in Professional Communication, BS in Communication – Culture and Communication, BS in Communication – Technology and Communication, Graduate Certificate in Wireless Communication, BS in Cultural Studies – Professional Communication, BA in Broadcasting and Mass Communication, BA in Journalism and Mass Communication, Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Communication, etc are some of the courses offered by those institutions.
A Bachelors program can be completed in 3 years time and a Masters program will take 1-2 years time. Course joining time will be different for most of the universities. Some of them start on 1st Feb, 1st April, 1st July, 1st November, etc. Once you complete a Communications degree program you can work as Public Relations Officers, Journalist, Correspondents with salary level of $30,000 annually and as your experience increases it can be more than $50,000. people in the broadcasting industry can fetch higher as much as more than $100,000 annually.