Online Strategic Communication

For your convenience, classes are asynchronous and can be taken wherever and whenever is right for you, allowing you the flexibility you need as a working adult.

Online Details

The Online Strategic Communication Bachelor's Degree is Designed for:

  • Students seeking an online degree program that allows them to learn on their schedule
  • Working professionals striving to move into a leadership role
  • Individuals who want a rewarding career in an in-demand field

Become a Leader in Your Communication Career

Pursue leadership and management positions in your communication career with an online BA in Organizational and Strategic Communication from Illinois College. Whether you’re striving for advancement within your organization or launching a new career in an in-demand field, our online strategic communication degree will give you the knowledge and skills you need to reach your goals.

Coursework in the online strategic communication major is designed to give you an interdisciplinary perspective. First, you will gain a foundation of communication theory and practices that will help you interact with, lead and manage individuals in the organizational process. Then, complete your online degree with courses from the following topics:

  • Content marketing
  • Digital art (including digital technology and new media)
  • Graphic design
  • Professional writing
  • Social media

IC’s online bachelor’s degree in strategic communication is taught by an outstanding group of tenured or tenure-track faculty with teaching and research backgrounds in areas related to organizational and strategic communication.

After Graduation

When you complete your organizational and strategic communication degree, you’ll Graduate READY for in-demand careers in several fields, such as:

  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Digital and social media
  • Higher education
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Political communication
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Training and development
  • Writing

The online BA in Organizational and Strategic Communication is conveniently offered through our interactive online classroom, allowing you to study full or part-time when and where it’s convenient for your schedule. Learn at your own pace and complete the accelerated curriculum in 15 months.

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Courses and Admissions


Illinois College’s online strategic communication bachelor’s degree provides the academic foundation and professional skills necessary for various careers in the field. The program requires 120 credit hours – 76 hours in general education courses and 44 hours in organizational and strategic communication courses. See the full list of courses HERE.

Admission Requirements
  • Be a high school graduate (or equivalent)
  • Have earned a 2.5 GPA
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