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Communication & Media Studies at American Public University System

If you plan to study communication and media studies, take a look at what American Public University System has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Communication & Media Studies section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Communication & Media Studies Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Communications

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American Military University does offer online courses in communications for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree

American Military University Communication & Media Studies Rankings

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Communications Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the communications majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Communication & Media Studies Associate’s Program

48% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 52% of communications associate's degrees went to men and 48% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in communications only graduates about 42% men each year. The program at American Military University may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 10% more women than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Communication & Media Studies Associate's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in communications.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Communication & Media Studies Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Careers That Communications Grads May Go Into

A degree in communications can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Communications Professors 330 $51,150
Public Relations Specialists 310 $62,310
Reporters and Correspondents 260 $38,260
Radio and Television Announcers 200 $28,210
Editors 170 $52,910


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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