Bachelor's Degree in Strategic Communications
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type 100% online*, 8-week courses
Next Start Date Jan 15, 2024
Transfer Credits Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Accreditation Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC
Specializations and Careers
Degree Highlights
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Craft Powerful Messages with a Communications Degree Online

Communication is at the center of all human activity. If you can communicate well, you have mastered a vital skill that will help you in many parts of life, both personally and in the professional world. In all career fields, having good communication skills can be fundamental to success.

In addition to writing and public speaking skills, employers need professionals to assist them in planning and implementing specific communication goals. The Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication degree will teach you these valuable abilities, including how to research, create, and carry out effective communication initiatives that can help organizations bring people together.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

What is strategic communications?

Strategic communications is a diverse field that incorporates practices from many communication professions, including public relations, mass communication, advertising, and marketing. You can use your degree to help a company plan its communication goals. Understanding the mission and values behind a brand, you can target a company’s audience in a more impactful way.

If you work in human resources, you can use your degree to bridge the communication gap between managers and employees. Internal communication drives company success, and human resources plays an important role in making sure everyone is on the same page. With a degree in strategic communications, you’ll be equipped to help companies reach their audiences, both inside and outside the organization.

Why Choose to Study Strategic Communications at Liberty University?

We know that you have options when it comes to online education. That’s why we aim to provide you with the best in academics paired with the best in distance learning  all from a Christian perspective. Our professors share this goal and create an online environment focused on getting you career-ready.

Experienced Faculty

Career Preparation

An Online Communications Degree That’s Flexible

Christian-minded Education

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Online Strategic Communication Specializations

Customize your degree with one of our strategic communications specializations. You can explore information about each specialization in the list below.

Social Media Management

Strategic Communication

Potential Careers with a Strategic Communication Bachelor’s Degree

Do you love bringing people together? Are you looking for a career in communications? Are you good at setting goals and finding ways to meet them? If so, a career in strategic communications might be everything you’re looking for! 

And Liberty’s online B.S. in Strategic Communication can help you get started in this growing, exciting field.

Some of the positions you may qualify for after graduating include:

  • Advertising manager
  • Communication specialist
  • Customer relationship specialist
  • Promotions coordinator
  • Public relations manager
  • Social media manager

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    Highlights of Liberty’s Online Strategic Communication Degree

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online B.S. in Strategic Communication degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
    • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years — and counting.
    • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

    Degree Information for Liberty’s Strategic Communication Programs

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    Military Benefits

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

    • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
    • Potential college credit for military training
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)


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    Admission Requirements for the Online Strategic Communication Degree

    Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

     All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
    • A High School Self-Certification form
    • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

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