Online Communication Degrees

The future of communication is online. So is your education.

Communication is essential for human connection.

Wherever you want to go in your career, your communication degree can take you there. Businesses and organizations of all types, sizes, and industries need future-focused communication professionals to help them tell their story, connect with the public, engage with the media, and communicate with employees. And as communication makes the shift to digital, demand for brave leaders in the field will continue to rise.

At Maryville, we designed our online communication degrees to help you find personal satisfaction and professional success — no matter what your goals are. We have programs at the bachelor’s and master’s levels, so we can help you find your next step whether you’re an established professional or a newcomer just discovering the field.


Online Communication Degrees

Bachelor’s in Communication

Bachelor’s in Marketing

Master’s in Strategic Communication and Leadership


The pathway to a career in Speech-Language Pathology

You can make a powerful difference in people’s lives. With your Online Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Maryville, you can prepare for a rewarding career in speech-language pathology and help people overcome communication barriers. We designed our program based on the Big 9 areas of expected competencies established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the Council on Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), so your online graduate degree can prepare you to thrive in this field — and help others participate more fully in society.

Speech-language pathology can be a rewarding career. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked it the No. 11 best job in America for 2023. This is your chance to help patients find their voice and make meaningful connections — and we can help you do it. Let’s be brave together.

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Bachelor’s in Communication

We designed this immersive program to give you hands-on experience as you build your foundation in communication. Study topics relating to PR, marketing, journalism, advertising, media, and many other fields. And when you earn your bachelor’s in communication online at Maryville, you can tailor your educational experience to your goals by choosing from two concentrations: strategic communication or emerging media strategy and social media. Learn more.

Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication-based impairments in the United States are far more common than you think. In fact, an estimated 40 million Americans struggle with speech, language, and/or hearing disorders.* The numbers speak volumes: Expertise in communication sciences is needed now more than ever.

*American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, “Identify the Signs”
**Obtaining SLPA licensure or certification in any state is not guaranteed, students need to research their state’s specific licensing requirements

Bachelor’s in Marketing

The field of marketing has changed dramatically with advances in technology and digital media. And that means more career opportunity for professionals in the field. That’s why we designed our online bachelor’s in marketing to provide you with a project-based, future-focused curriculum that features core coursework in both business and marketing. You also will have the opportunity to build experience through a senior experience course and an optional internship. Learn the marketing and business techniques and strategies to help you excel in your career immediately — and well into the future. Learn more.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Earn your professional certificate in communication sciences and disorders online from Maryville, and you can build your foundation in areas like speech science, language development, and audiology. Our program is designed to help students who have a bachelor’s degree in another subject bridge the gap and prepare to pursue a master’s degree in speech-language pathology or a clinical doctorate degree in audiology. Whatever path you choose, we’re here to make sure you gain the specialized knowledge and clinical skills to help patients of all ages develop or regain the ability to communicate.

Master’s in strategic communication and leadership

As the way we do business evolves, so do communication needs. Our online master’s in strategic communication and leadership can help you keep up and thrive. Learn the advanced skills and techniques to create integrated marketing campaigns, drive social and SEO initiatives, and position yourself to be a leader in your organization. Learn more.

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