Bay Path University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
830 USD/credit
830 USD/credit
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The Communications degree at Bay Path University positions you to assess the quality and consistency of communication, capturing brand on social media, developing multi-media campaigns and utilizing analytic tools to demonstrate efficiency in campaigns.


Social Media is everywhere. Virtually all institutions and everyone with access to the internet are part of the ever-expanding social world. Communications will never be the same. Real time consumer opinion has become a primary influence on brand equity. So how do you create buzz, monitor what’s trending, and analyze the impact of your communications?

The Communications degree at Bay Path University focuses on teaching students how effectively:

  • Assess the quality and consistency of the messaging that organizations are communicating through the many forms of social media
  • Design multi-media campaigns that connect with the followers of an organization or its brand, capitalizing on their media preferences with language that they can understand
  • Utilize Google Analytics® and other readily available tools to demonstrate the efficiency of campaign tactics

Career opportunities

A degree in communications will make you an asset in any industry. From managing effective internal communications to collaborating on strategic external marketing campaigns, directing social media relations to planning major events, opportunities in the field of communication are endless and in high demand.

  • Marketing manager
  • Director of PR
  • Advertising manager
  • Event director

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Communications
  • Targeted Communications
  • Applied Research Strategies
  • Competitive Threats & Challenges
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Strategic Innovations
  • Emerging Media

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application
    • Translated undergraduate transcripts - by WES, AACRAO, or another similar organization 
    • Two letters of recommendation 
    • Short essay in English on "Why this graduate degree is important to my personal and professional goals"
    • Confirmation of finances for tuition
    • Confirmation of health insurance and a completed immunization record. - (Option to purchase health insurance available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    830 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 830 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    830 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 830 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


  • Bay Path University Graduate Grant

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