Why Organizational Communication?
The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication prepares students to excel as effective communicators and leaders in an organizational environment.
The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication focuses on the dynamics of communication in complex organizations. Its goal is to reveal how individuals within such organizations can become effective communicators. Whether this involves meetings or professional presentations, communicating during a crisis, or intercultural exchanges, the message is consistent: effective communication is essential to career success in any organization. Related topics include ethical issues in organizational communication, as well as strategies and techniques for assessment, negotiation, and information management. Courses from this certificate can be applied to the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication.
- Courses from this certificate can be applied to the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication
- Covers broad applications of organizational communication, for professional presentations, crisis management, or intercultural exchanges
- Elective offerings covering diverse aspects of organizational communication supplement foundational courses
Transfer Credit Opportunities for Certifications from Professional Associations
Successful applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication with their Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) or Strategic Communication Management Professionals (CMP or SCMP):
- Will receive three quarter hours of transfer credit – a 17% savings in tuition
- Will be able to earn a graduate certificate by completing five courses, rather than six
- Transfer credit is awarded for the following course: CMN 6010 Strategic Communication Management
What you'll study
Complete two of the following:
Complete one of the following:
This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 18 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.