Bachelor of Arts in
Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Communication is a residential program that will prepare you to become a top-tier communications professional. You’ll finish your degree confident, with real-world experience through hands-on-training, public speaking opportunities and powerful internships.
Our mission to raise Whole Leaders for the Whole World will truly set you apart as a communications professional. At ORU, you’ll experience a Christ-centered atmosphere while developing as a Spirit-empowered leader. Communication leaders from all around the world have been equipped by ORU to speak into their world. You can too!
What can I do with a degree from ORU in Communication?
In addition to being prepared for graduate school, you can look forward to successful careers in several areas, including:
- Corporate Communication Manager
- Convention, Meeting and Event Planner
- Grant Writer
- Nonprofit Fundraising and Development Officer
- Employee Relations Specialist
- Policy Advocate or Lobbyist
- Careers in Law and Politics
What are some of the core experiences of this program?
- Interpersonal Communication
- Advanced Public Speaking
- Argumentation and Persuasion
- Communication Theory
- Organizational Communication
- Conference Leadership and Event Planning
- Business and Professional Speech
- Intercultural Communication
What makes ORU’s Communication program stand out?
As a Communication student, you’ll have tangible encounters with actual job experience, perhaps serving as a communication consultant to a local organization or creating an extensive plan for facilitating a conference or event. Not only will you learn advanced communication theory, you’ll learn how to apply it to real-life situations.
What about accreditation?
As a university, we exceed the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), one of the top outside regulators in the U.S.
Are there scholarships available?
Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, .