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Earn a communication degree on your schedule with ODU's online option for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Both degree are the same as our on-campus programs, just delivered online.

The online courses are small and include students from main campus and all over the world. All online Communication courses follow ODU's regular semester schedule, but many will not have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. Find out more and apply now!


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Online Bachelor's Degree in Communication

Bachelor of Science

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  • The B.S. can be completed online whether you're starting as a freshman or transferring from another institution.
  • To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This Bachelor's degree requires 120 total credit hours.

Bachelor of Arts

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  • Degrees in Lifespan Communication, Professional Communication, Strategic Communication, and Media Studies are available completely online.
  • To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This Bachelor's degree requires 120 total credit hours.


Online Graduate Program

Students can now take 400-500 level courses online! Students can now complete their MA online!


After the Degree



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