Organizational Communication

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Why Organizational Communication?

The online Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication prepares students to excel as effective communicators and leaders in an organizational environment.

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication online program 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. 

The online program is ideally suited to prepare students to communicate clearly in an organizational environment increasingly shaped by digital technology and media. The format also makes it easier for working professionals to balance coursework with their professional and personal commitments. Courses from this program can be applied toward the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication.


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Unique Features

  • Online Program provides flexibility and interactive experience for working professionals
  • 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
  • Courses from this certificate can be applied to the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication

What you'll study

General Requirements

Required Courses
CMN 6010 - Strategic Communication Management
3.00
CMN 6020 - Ethical Issues in Organizational Communication
3.00
CMN 6910 - Organizational Communication Assessment
3.00

Electives

Complete two of the following:

CMN 6061 - Personal Branding
3.00
CMN 6050 - Crisis Communication
3.00
CMN 6060 - Negotiation, Mediation, and Facilitation
3.00

Complete one of the following:

CMN 6080 - Intercultural Communication
3.00
CMN 6090 - Organizational Culture, Climate, and Communication
3.00
CMN 6100 - Communication Networks and Managing Information
3.00
CMN 6110 - Group Dynamics and Interpersonal Conflict: Meeting Management
3.00
CMN 6015 - Introduction to the Digital Era: The Power of Social Media
3.00

Did You Know?

Communications and digital media jobs are expected to grow by more than 83K by 2022 (US Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Stackable Certificate:

This certificate can stack into the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication.

Average Time to Completion

1-1.5 Years

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter

Visa Eligible

No