Ashford University

Ashford University

Ashford University is a great choice among those interested in earning an advanced degree online. For those interested in earning a degree in journalism, communications, or any other related field, Ashford offers degree programs designed specifically with the working student in mind. Students can enroll and complete their degree program online while continuing to work and maintain other commitments. Below you’ll find a list of programs in the journalism and communications fields that will ultimately prepare you for an exciting career in a variety of industries.

Journalism/Communication Programs at Ashford University

Below you’ll find four programs offered at Ashford University that prepare graduates for interests in the journalism and communications. A degree in communication studies can help lead to a career as a communications specialist, journalism, media planner, marketing associate, advertising coordinator, media consultant, public affairs assistant, just to name a few.

  • BA in Journalism and Mass Communcation
  • BA in Communication Studies
  • BA in English
  • BA in Applied Linguistics

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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Facts about Ashford University

Ashford University has a long history dating back to 1918. The school has since become a fully accredited university offering a variety of degree programs in today’s most in-demand career fields. Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001,

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