B.A. in Communications

Study communications at The American Women's College of Bay Path University and master skills in written, oral, visual, and digital communication to thrive in professional contexts.

As a student of communications at The American Women's College you will develop critical communication skills that transfer across a variety of professions: public relations, government, business, advertising, industrial firms, hospitals, media outlets, schools and other organizations.

Studying communications is not just about learning to get your message across effectively to diverse audiences. It’s also about becoming a critical thinker, a creative problem solver, a strategist, and a collaborator—skills that employers consistently cite as crucial qualifications. By becoming a communications professional you will gain practical and theoretical knowledge in leveraging new media, communication technologies, and relational strategies to succeed in an ever-changing contemporary workplace.

Bay Path communications students will:

  • Use emerging media, technology, and social communication for their chosen career path
  • Create digital content, and understand the implications of emerging technologies on practices of communication
  • Engage in hands-on learning experience from practicing professionals, communications scholars, and business leaders
  • Understand how people use messages to generate meaning within and across all kinds of contexts, cultures, channels, and media
  • Learn to use communication and new media skills as a strategic leadership tool

Fill out the form to the right to find out how you can join the many women working together to earn their undergraduate degree at The American Women's College Online of Bay Path University. We look forward to getting to know you better!


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Flexible and Accommodating

  • Designed for busy adult women who may have to juggle family and job responsibilities

  • Online classes allow you log in whenever you have time available for coursework

  • On-campus Saturday classes in Massachusetts for those who prefer in-person learning

  • Full- and part-time enrollment options available

Supportive and Affordable

  • Educator coaches are ready to help you through academic and other challenges

  • Our innovative Social Online Universal Learning (SOUL) program makes the adult college experience more supportive and successful

  • Our flat tuition rate allows you to budget for college without surprises


1) Established in 1897 and located in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Bay Path University is an independent, not-for-profit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

2) Take our six-week, accelerated courses part-time - or full-time so you can finish even faster!

3) Our award-winning, innovative SOUL technology personalizes your learning and accelerates your college success.

4) Our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders (WELL) program helps you develop career management skills so you can target and land the job you want.

5) A whopping 95% of recent graduates of The American Women's College of Bay Path University said they would recommend their program of study with us to others!

The American Women's College is part of Bay Path University, a non-profit leader in women's education for 117 years

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Bay Path University among the fastest-growing private baccalaureate institutions nationwidee

98% of our American Women's College online graduates would recommend their program of study to others

Tuition at The American Women's College is 62% lower than the national average for private college tuition - 69% lower if you qualify for our military discount

Bay Path University enrolls more adult women students age 25 and older than all of the other women's colleges in Massachusetts combined