Need help with applying? Have questions about transfer credit? Every prospective student receives a personal advisor to assist with the registration process, answer questions about the program, or discuss academic and career goals - by email, phone or video. Your Dominican University personal advisor is waiting to help

This one-to-one academic counseling assures that you obtain accurate information from start to finish - the same advisor will be there to assist you throughout your Dominican University experience.

Academic Excellence

Our online courses focus on providing you with the knowledge you need to be more proficient in your job and advance your career.

New Lower Tuition

We’ve lowered online tuition by 25%. Your degree is within reach!

Tuition Deferment

Students who receive company or union reimbursements may defer payment until the completion of the term.

Your Personal Coach

Questions? Need help? The same person will be there to assist you throughout your Dominican University experience.

Program Details

Dominican University’s 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies prepares a new workforce of effective communicators, ethical leaders and innovative media practitioners.  You will learn how to develop and deliver messages across a variety of contexts and cultures. Your coursework will cover speech communication, mass communication and new media, journalism, public relations, business writing, with a particular emphasis on:

  • Business and Global Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Communicating Change
  • Crisis Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Leadership

You will become a well-rounded communications professional who is prepared for a career in a wide variety of industries.

*Online students have access to career counseling services and the fitness center and library at our Rockland County campus.

Dominican University’s Online Program was ranked #19 in the State of New York by BestCollege’s.com, a leading provider of higher education information and resources.

Dominican University’s Online Communication Studies Program ranks among the nation’s top colleges according to a new analysis by Affordable Colleges Online, a not-for-profit resource center that provides information about college cost, financial aid and college rankings.

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Job Opportunities

Graduates with a degree in communication studies are ready to take on high-level business positions in a global economy. Employment opportunities abound in varied industries ranging from corporate communications, crisis communication, leadership and event planning to new media and organizational strategies.

Transfer Credits

Transfer students may be accepted with:

  • A maximum of 70 credits from an accredited two-year institution.
  • A maximum of 90 credits from an accredited four-year institution .

A minimum of 30 credits must be completed at Dominican University for a degree. A minimum of 90 semester hours in liberal arts is required for a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dominican University.

We Salute Veterans

Dominican University is a Military Friendly School that strongly supports veterans. If you have served, accept our thanks—and ask us about programs just for vets and their families.

Under the Yellow Ribbon Program, Dominican University offers up to $2,720 per student per year for undergraduate programs.

The Dominican University Online Advantage

Contact Rob Tyrrell today about becoming an online student at Dominican University.

Rob Tyrrell
Phone: 845-848-7907
Email: Rob.Tyrrell@duny.edu

Discover the Dominican University Online advantage and get started today!