Skip to content

Online BA in Communication and Media Studies careers

An online degree to launch your career

100% online

Marketable skills

Prepare for new opportunities with a 100% online BA in Communication and Media Studies from Brenau University. Study on your schedule to gain expertise in media trends, written and oral communication, creative writing, communications theory and more.

  • Receive guidance from expert faculty with experience in the field.
  • Choose from a variety of electives, including an optional practicum in audio or video production.
  • Learn in small classes on a flexible schedule.

Request more information

Complete this form to receive information about coursework, admissions, tuition and more.

Pursue a fulfilling career in communications

Advertising manager $133,380 per year1

Entertainment manager $73,810 per year2

Public relations specialist $62,800 per year3

Copywriter $56,565 per year4

Join a growing industry

With an online BA in Communication and Media Studies from Brenau University, you can pursue a variety of enriching careers. Job openings for occupations in communications and media are expected to grow 6% this decade,5 providing many opportunities for you to enter or advance in this industry.

With your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be eligible for work in advertising, marketing, media consulting, copywriting and other media and communications fields. Brenau alumni have gone on to establish successful careers with highly respected employers such as MLB Tonight, Jacobs Media, Cox Media Group and WarnerMedia.

Program outcomes and skills acquired

What you’ll learn

In this online bachelor’s degree program, you will:

Skills you’ll gain

  • Audio production
  • Creative writing
  • Crisis communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Intercultural communication
  • Media literacy
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Oral communication
  • Written communication

Support beyond graduation

At Brenau University, support doesn’t end at graduation. We’re here to ensure you have what you need to launch or advance in your career. From writing your resume to negotiating your salary, we support you every step of the way. Here are a few examples of career support you can expect as a Brenau student or alumnus.

Career services

Brenau University Career Services empowers you to pursue your ideal career with resume critiques, mock interviews, salary negotiation guidance and more. Contact us to take advantage of these services.

Professional development

The College provides in-person and virtual professional development sessions that cover career-related topics and assist students with their job searches.

Tiger Threads Closet

Access the Tiger Threads Closet to find professional clothing for an upcoming interview. This free service ensures you enter your interview with the confidence to succeed.


  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved Mar. 20, 2023, from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Employment and Wages: 11-9072 Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling.” Mar. 31, 2022. Retrieved Mar. 20, 2023, from
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Public Relations Specialists.” Feb. 10, 2023. Retrieved Mar. 20, 2023, from
  4. Payscale. “Average Copywriter Salary.” Retrieved Mar. 20, 2023, from
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Media and Communication Occupations.” Sept. 8, 2022. Retrieved Mar. 20, 2023, from