Horizontal TabsOverview The JIU Accelerated Bachelor to Master (ABM) in Business Communication program provides a unique situation for students who have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence with the opportunity to take a master-level specialization for their bachelor degree. A full-time student can complete their bachelor’s coursework in 3 years, 4 months; the specialization for the bachelor’s degree will consist of 4 master-level specialization courses from either the MABC or MBA program. Master's tuition rates apply to the selected master-level specialization courses. Students who elect to then pursue their master’s degree will only have 8 courses remaining. Select an Area of Study Entrepreneurship (ABM) Leadership and Influence (ABM) Leading the Customer-Driven Organization (ABM) Project Management (ABM) Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Identify business and professional communication. Examine the theories of human communication. Discuss the principle research findings in communication. Review the current and classic literature in the field of communication. Develop resources to solve problems in business and professional communication. Explore current and emerging communications technologies. Demonstrate skills in business and professional communications. Produce oral and written communications using various communication knowledge, strategies, approaches and techniques. Explore effective group and team communication strategies. Examine research and effectively communicate the results. Develop interpersonal communication strategies. Select the appropriate communication technology to deliver the communication. Program Disclosures Make an informed decision: Gainful Employment Disclosures Review potential occupations, tuition and fees, on-time completion rates and median loan debt.