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Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication (Online)

Also available on campus.

Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.

In our modern, tech-saturated climate of constant news and stimulation, the importance of clear, powerful communication cannot be understated. With a mass communication degree, you’ll be poised to mold minds, manage crises, enact change, and shape the conversations that define our world.

Become an expert communicator with Loyola’s online bachelor of arts in mass communication degree. In this nationally recognized, 100% online program, mass communication majors will develop the creative mindset, technical competency, and intellectual curiosity to provide visionary leadership in any field they choose.


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Flexible online courses taught by experts.

Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Communication and Design offers a variety of specializations, including journalism, advertising, public relations, and visual communication. Whether your goal is to report live from the heart of the action or work in public relations for a nonprofit, you’ll enjoy access to world-class resources in our mass communication degree program as you grow your skills and gain valuable professional experience. Upon graduation from Loyola’s online bachelor’s degree in communications, you’ll have cultivated an impressive digital portfolio showcasing your unique talents.


Degree Overview

120 credits

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications


Loyola's online Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications degree consists of 120 credit hours, 90 of which can be transferred from other accredited colleges or universities. This degree includes:

  • 40 credits of major-specific courses (21+ of which are taken in are in a specific sequence)
  • 39 credits of Loyola core courses
  • 41 credits of general elective courses

Check out the University Bulletin to view further curriculum information and download a degree worksheet.

What can you do with a mass communication degree?


Discover your full potential.

Loyola’s 100% online bachelor of arts in mass communication degree program will prepare you for advanced studies or to enter the workforce in a wide range of careers, including:

  • Brand Strategist
  • Content or Technical Writer
  • PR Specialist
  • Meeting/Event Planner
  • Social Media Manager
  • Business Reporter
  • Journalist

In addition to being the recipient of numerous industry awards, The Loyola School of Communication and Design is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).


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