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“Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.” -Richard Branson

In our modern, tech-saturated climate of constant news and stimulation, the importance of clear, powerful communication cannot be understated. Those who master the art are poised to mold minds, manage crises, enact change, and shape the conversations that define our world.

Now, you can become an expert communicator with Loyola’s online Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication. In this nationally recognized, 100% online program, you will develop the creative mindset, technical competency, and intellectual curiosity to provide visionary leadership in any field you choose.

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 marketing for a nonprofit, you’ll enjoy access to world-class resources as you grow your skills and gain valuable professional experience. Online students may choose to work remotely with our on-campus Brand Lab, a student-run agency that allows students to gain real-world experience in public relations, design, photography, videography, social media, and event planning. Upon graduation, you’ll have cultivated an impressive digital portfolio showcasing your unique talents.

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.

Discover your full potential.

Loyola’s 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication program will prepare you for advanced studies (such as the Master of Business Administration) 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
  • PPC Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Fundraising Coordinator

Flexible online courses, taught by experts.

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

  • 40 hours of Major courses*
  • 39 hours of Loyola Core courses
  • 41 hours of general electives

Major courses include:

  • Digital Communication
  • Law of Mass Communications
  • Communication Writing

*Communication majors are limited to 48 credit hours in mass communication courses.

Download the degree program course listing (DPCL) to view program requirements in a helpful worksheet format. For a full list of courses and course descriptions, click below.

Apply in 3 easy steps.

We know you’re busy, which is why we’ve made applying to Loyola’s online programs as simple as possible. Follow these three steps to start on a path that will transform your career and your life.

Step 1: Talk to us.

Fill out the request form to talk to a dedicated enrollment specialist who will answer any questions you have about the program you’re interested in, how online learning at Loyola works, financial aid, or the application process.

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Step 2: Apply.

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Step 3: Submit your documents.

An enrollment specialist will help you determine exactly which documents you need to submit and will even help you get your transcripts from past institutions!

Visit our admissions page to learn more or feel free to give us a call at (504) 577-2855.