Which Delaware Schools Offer Degrees in Communications?

Learn about colleges in Delaware that offer degrees in communications. Get information about available degrees and admissions requirements to make an informed decision about your education. Schools offering Applied Communications degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Delaware has undergraduate degree programs at public and private schools for students interested in studying communications.

What You Need to Know

Persons interested in earning a degree in communications in Delaware may choose to earn an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree in the field. At least one associate's degree is offered by a two-year public school, while at least three four-year institutions offer bachelor's degree related to communications. A baccalaureate degree in communications typically takes four years to complete, while an associate's degree only take two years to earn. Credits earned in an associate's degree program are transferable to a four-year degree program.

Associate's Degree Programs in Delaware

Delaware Technical Community College - Owens Campus

You may be able to transfer credits you earn in this degree program to a communications program at a 4-year school, such as Wilmington University. Classes in the program cover newswriting, mass media law, layout and design. You can also participate in an internship during your studies.

  • Program Name: Associate in Communications
  • Program Length: Two years, full time
  • Tuition and Fees: $3,632 per year for DE residents, $8,522 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; enrollment figures not available

Bachelor's Degree Programs in Delaware

Delaware State University

Mass communication-related classes in this program teach you about reporting, writing, broadcast, production and online journalism. You also learn about media technology and ethics. The school allows you to participate in an internship for course credit and a professional experience in the communications field.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications
  • Areas of Concentration: Convergence journalism, public relations and advertising and radio/television/film production
  • Program Length: Four years, full time
  • Tuition and Fees: $7,531 per year for DE residents, $16,138 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 4-year, public; 4,397 students (4,012 undergraduate students)

University of Delaware

You complete 124 credit hours of study to earn this degree. Classes in the program teach you about the role of mass communication in society, legal issues in the field and communication theory. Elective courses cover topics like public relations, broadcast production, politics and media communication.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Arts in Communication
  • Areas of Concentration: Mass communication and interpersonal communication
  • Program Length: Four years, full time
  • Tuition and Fees: $12,520 per year for DE residents, $31,420 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 4-year, public; 22,680 students (18,951 undergraduate students)

Wesley College

Wesley College's 124-credit Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts program offers a concentration in communication and communication theater. Core classes focus on college writing, public speaking and literature. During your studies, you can also participate in an independent project and internship.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts
  • Areas of Concentration: Communication, communication and theater, digital media arts and media arts
  • Program Length: Four years, full time
  • Tuition and Fees: $25,020 per year (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 4-year, private not-for-profit; 1,615 students (1,528 undergraduate students)

Students wishing to attend school in Delaware and study communications can pursue a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor's degree.

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