Strategy. Connection. Impact.

Strategic Communication

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Elevate your future through the one thing every organization needs—effective communication.

Median Annual Wage
For media and communication workers. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2020)
Projected Growth
In communication-related career opportunities from 2020-2030. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Engaging Concentrations
Customize your studies through one of three concentrations: communication studies, media ministry, or public relations.

Incredible impact begins with clear communication.

Effective communication is the heartbeat of any successful organization. It’s also your gateway to limitless career opportunities. Advertising, branding, marketing, organizational communication, public relations, media-based ministry, and beyond.

Examine the psychology behind communication theory. Engage proven, practical communication strategies. Master your ability to reach various audiences, across multiple platforms, through cutting-edge communication methods. That’s strategic communication at NGU.

This degree program features three concentration options:

What Can I Do with a Degree in Strategic Communication?

A Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to plan, develop, and execute effective communication campaigns. You will learn how to research and understand audiences, develop persuasive messages, and use a variety of communication channels to reach your target audience.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication, you will be well-positioned to pursue a variety of careers in the fields of public relations, marketing, advertising, and social media.

Account Coordinator

Communications Specialist

Content Creator

Marketing Coordinator

Public Relations Specialist

Social Media Manager

Strategic Communication Consultant

Experience Learning In Studio and Across Campus

The Vision (Online & Magazine)

One incredible experience. Two award-winning publications. Countless ways to improve your talents. Writing. Photojournalism. Videography. Editing. Production. And more. Practice all of it while working for NGU’s magazine (The Vision) and news site (The Vision Online).

Vision-48 News

Television writing and producing. Studio operations and field production. Experience every aspect as a VisionTV staff member. Recognized by the SC Press Association as a leader in online student media, NGU’s VisionTV and VisionMedia are led by students like you.

NGU Film Club

Join the student-led NGU Film Club and inspire Christian storytelling through video production. Collaborate with your peers to produce films. Write, direct, produce, and promote various projects. Then, showcase your work at NGU’s annual Red Carpet Film Festival. Even have your production judged by film professionals. It’s Christian media at its finest – all at NGU.

Communicate Beside Experienced & Faithful Story Tellers

Web Drake, PhD
Dean, College of Communication and Fine Arts
Randall E. King, PhD
Associate Dean, School of Communication
Heather Kunselman
Academic Secretary
Kelechi Benet, MFA
Assistant Professor, Communication
Lara Jackson, MS
Instructor, Communication
Karyn Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication
Shurajit Gopal, PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication
Andrew W. Stevens, DMin
Associate Professor, Communication
Ansley Welchel, APR
Instructor, Communication
John W. Williford, Jr., PhD
Assistant Professor, Communication

Have Questions about the Strategic Communication Program?

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Randall E. King, PhD

Associate Dean, School of Communication
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