Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
Our Locked-In Tuition program guarantees you’ll pay the same price for your entire undergraduate degree.
About the Program
With ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication program, you will learn skills that are vital to the job market: problem-solving, team building, message crafting, and leadership. Graduate with real-world examples in hand — during your program, you’ll create an e-portfolio of work that you can share with future employers.
All the details on your degree
The Organizational Change track provides cutting-edge understanding and experience in change management vital for today’s leaders. The Healthcare Communication track focuses on tools in leadership, crisis management, and organizational analysis to be an effective leader in the healthcare industry.
Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (up to 22 hours in electives)
Executing Organizational Change
Crisis Management in Organizations
Upcoming Start Dates
June 29, 2021
August 24, 2021
Common Job Titles
Change Management Specialist Communications Coordinator
Public Affairs Officer
Public Health Communication Specialist
Training and Development Manager
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Dena Counts, Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication
Dr. Dena Counts is an assistant professor and the program director for two programs – the online Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication and the online Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. Dena received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication from ACU. After working in the fields of fundraising, consulting, training, and human resources, Dena returned to ACU where she has served in multiple roles during the past 12 years. Dena received her doctorate in Organizational Leadership through ACU Online in 2019. Dena loves the challenge of teaching online and she is continually looking to improve learning and communication strategies for the online student.
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