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Advance your career with an A.A. in Communication Studies

The Associate of Arts in Communication Studies will provide you with a solid introduction to a wide-ranging field, equipping you with an understanding of communication theory and application. With an associate degree in Communications, you'll gain a proficiency in a variety of areas, ranging from resolving interpersonal conflicts to understanding the role of media in our society. Plus, you'll develop skills to create compelling messages for wherever your career takes you – business, journalism, politics, or nonprofit work.

Program Focus

Interpersonal communication, critical thinking, and public speaking

At CCU, every communication skills training class will also integrate biblical principles into your learning, so you see how the Bible applies to the First Amendment or cross-cultural communication. With such a solid base, you'll be prepared for the next step in your career – or continuing studies with a bachelor's degree in Communications.

Complete an associate degree in Communications in two years...or less!

The 60-hour associate degree in Communication Studies can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. You can, however, complete your degree faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. Find out how many transfer credits you may be able to receive!

The Communications associate degree opens up doors to a wide variety of career fields — from government and politics, to business and marketing, to media and journalism. With such a range, you'll find yourself equipped for life — for entering into your chosen field or changing careers down the road.

Additionally, the A.A. Communications integrates directly into a bachelor's degree — all 60 hours of the associate major can be transferred over. So, if you decide to continue your schooling to gain a promotion or advance in your career, you're already halfway there.

Flexible options and benefits for adult learners

  • The associate's degree in Communication Studies program is specially designed for adult students who are busy with work and family commitments.
  • Classes are available both online and at our College of Adult and Graduate Studies Regional Centers.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
State Exclusions for Online Students

Colorado Christian University is required by the U.S. Department of Education to be in compliance with state laws regarding where we can offer distance and/or online education. The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University offers courses to online students in all states with some exceptions for specific academic programs.

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