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APSU Graduate Degree in Communication Arts ranked as one of the top online programs in the nation

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s graduate degree in communication arts is one of the top online programs in the nation, according to a recent survey by Affordable Colleges Online (ACO). The national online resource released its Top Online Programs for 2015 rankings earlier this week, and the APSU master’s degree program, with concentrations in general communication and corporate communication, was ranked #30 in the country.

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay State University’s graduate degree in communication arts is one of the top online programs in the nation, according to a recent survey by Affordable Colleges Online (ACO). The national online resource released its Top Online Programs for 2015 rankings earlier this week, and the APSU master’s degree program, with concentrations in general communication and corporate communication, was ranked #30 in the country.

ACO highlighted the program’s flexibility, pointing out that it “has both a fast track, consisting of one year and two summer sessions, and a professional track, which requires two years and two summer sessions.”

The General Communication concentration prepares graduate students for community college and college teaching positions, as well as graduate studies for those secondary school instructors of journalism, speech and communication courses. The Corporate Communication concentration prepares graduate students for careers in integrated (corporate) marketing communication and includes coursework specialty classes in advertising, broadcast media, e-commerce, feature writing, marketing communication, public relations, social media and web design. 

ACO also released rankings of the most affordable online colleges in each state, with APSU ranking #2 in Tennessee.

“Austin Peay State University allows students to earn a degree online through the Austin Peay Online program or the Regents Online Degree Programs,” ACO reported. “By combining both systems, there are plenty of degree programs that a student can take advantage of through these online colleges in Tennessee. Students can work toward an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree at Austin Peay.”

For information on APSU’s graduate programs, visit www.apsu.edu/cogs.