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Drury GO Associate of Science in Communication

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Today’s citizen leader requires skill sets in critical reasoning, research, persuasion, and oral and written expression. The communication studies major develops these skills in tandem with the knowledge and experience necessary to participate effectively in organizational, group, sociopolitical, interpersonal and intercultural contexts.

Graduate paths for these majors include nonprofit work, law, politics, graduate work, education, health, activism, religion and sales.

Program Overview

Sharpen your abilities to serve any organization, from a nonprofit company to a corporate business. The Associate of Science in Communication develops your skills in:

  • Critical thinking
  • Written and oral communication
  • Problem solving
  • Conflict resolution

Career Information

Jobs in the advertising and marketing field are projected to grow 6.3% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $126,250. The median wage for marketing managers in Missouri specifically is $128,810.

You can earn your Bachelor of Science in Communication through Drury GO to increase your professional opportunities. An Associate of Science in Communication gives you the solid foundation to pursue jobs in fields like:

  • Marketing
    • Projected growth: 8.1%
    • Median annual wage: $134,290
  • Sales
    • Projected growth: 5.1%
    • Median annual wage: $124,220
  • Public relations
    •  Projected growth: 6.4%
    • Median annual wage: $60,000
  • Fundraising
    • Projected growth: 7.8%
    • Median annual wage: $114,800
  • Operations management
    • Projected growth: 10.1%
    • Median annual wage: $118,580

The Associate of Science in Communication requires 18 credit hours of coursework.