Communication Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in

This innovative program meets the growing need for communications professionals with the skills to explain complex science and technology concepts.

About the B.S. in Communication

Embry-Riddle offers a unique Bachelor of Science in Communication program that answers the demand for skilled communicators who can integrate science and technology with solid communication fundamentals.

Our B.S. in Communication program positions graduates for broad career opportunities in many areas of communication, emphasizing writing skills, creative thinking and technology.

Students can tailor their degree to what most interests them, choosing from a variety of minor courses of study.

The B.S. in Communication program teaches aviation, aerospace, and technical vocabulary while fine-tuning reading and writing skills — all to help foster a technological perspective. This perspective prepares graduates for a career with traditional media or in corporate communication, aviation communication or technical journalism.

Beyond the fundamentals of communication, students learn how scientists think, how research questions are framed and how various methodologies are used to pursue scientific goals.

On our Daytona Beach Campus, we have an active radio station, a campus-wide TV station, an award-winning student newspaper and an active public relations department where students can acquire hands-on experience.

Communication Careers

As the world continues to become more information-driven, industries such as aviation and healthcare are seeking skilled professionals to clearly communicate complex information to audiences across multiple mediums. This degree is designed to enable students to bring that information to life in new ways.

Journalism, public relations and technical writing are just a few examples of the careers awaiting B.S. in Communication graduates in industries like aviation, engineering, environmental science, meteorology and scientific research.

With graduate employers including The Boeing Company, Delta Air Lines, NASA and more, leaders in the industry know they can count on Embry-Riddle graduates to be well-versed in communicating technical language internally and with the world.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in communication will see 6-8% growth over the next decade and technical writers earn a median wage of $78,060 annually.