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Graduate Certificate Programs in Communication

Whether leading into higher education or an advanced career or just rounding out one’s skill set, a graduate certificate provides a pathway to further study. Intended for graduates with a bachelor’s degree, these programs contain several graduate-level courses taken over one or two semesters. Graduates in business or technical majors may ask, “What is a graduate certificate in co… Read more

Whether leading into higher education or an advanced career or just rounding out one’s skill set, a graduate certificate provides a pathway to further study. Intended for graduates with a bachelor’s degree, these programs contain several graduate-level courses taken over one or two semesters.

Graduates in business or technical majors may ask, “What is a graduate certificate in communication?” Designed in light of an increasingly interconnected world, this graduate-level program covers aspects of effective and professional communication, including written and oral communications, public speaking, and social media. Students are often trained in modern and newly developing communication media and in strategies for skillfully conveying information and persuading audiences and colleagues.

Students can benefit from taking a graduate certificate in communication by sharpening their capacity for strategic thinking and planning in interpersonal relationships. Students may also develop fluency with visual presentations and tools for online communication, useful skills in many careers.

While a graduate certificate in communication typically takes under a year to complete, the tuition cost and registration fees vary between schools. Students should check a school’s website or contact their offices directly to learn more.

The skills developed and refined with a graduate certificate in communication prepare students for careers in business management and administration. Across various industries, project managers and directors rely on skilled communication to oversee workers and facilitate group efforts. Researchers, engineers and designers in various fields also utilize communication skills for writing technical reports, directing decision-making in industry, training and managing new workers and more. Marketing executives employ persuasive communication strategies to reach out to potential clients and consumers.

Many schools with programs oriented towards business majors provide graduate certificates in communication, with online programs allowing remote students to access courses. To start your application process, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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European College for Liberal Studies
Barcelona , Spain +5 More

Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies (12 credits).

Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies (12 credits). -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 24 months
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London , Canada

In today's increasingly digitally-connected and knowledge-based economy, communication skills are crucial for professional success across a wide array of sectors. Advanced Com ... +

In today's increasingly digitally-connected and knowledge-based economy, communication skills are crucial for professional success across a wide array of sectors. Advanced Communication for Professionals is an Ontario College Graduate Certificate program that supports learners and professionals in further developing their written, verbal and interpersonal skills. Canadian employers are increasingly emphasizing the importance of these skills for hiring and promotion; this program, therefore, cultivates excellence in workplace communication, interpersonal communication, writing and reports, and project development. Graduates will enjoy enhanced employability and advancement potential. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Centennial College
Toronto , Canada

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto. ... +

The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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