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Strategic Communication Certificate

What You’ll Study

The strategic communication certificate allows you to create effective messages using various digital and media platforms for specific audiences. You will learn the essential skills needed to design, implement, and manage communication plans and strategies. Additionally, you will develop a thorough understanding of public relations, content creation, and communication research.

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You can combine this certificate with the organizational communication certificate to earn a master’s degree. 

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 15 credit hours

Average Completion Time: 3 semesters

Cost per credit: $1,000

Flexible Program: Online, in-person, and hybrid courses 

How Can You Use This Certificate?

No matter your professional background, the courses in this certificate will position you for success and impact in a wide range of roles including:

  • Multimedia Designer 
  • Marketing Content Writer 
  • Community Relations Specialist 
  • Social Media Content Writer 
  • Health Communication Specialist 
  • Event Planner 
  • Account Executive 

Highlighted Courses

  • COM 613 Principles of Public Relations  
  • COM 664 Organizational Identity and Branding  
  • COM 678 Strategic Digital Design 

Program Contact

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