The graduate certificate in Communication Studies provides an understanding of the breadth and history of the study of human communication, a survey of communication theories, and a range of coursework in specialized areas within the discipline. Students who complete this certificate will enhance their understanding of and ability to articulate the ways in which communication is affected by specific contexts, including but not limited to the interpersonal, organizational, and public communication contexts.
The graduate certificate in Communication Studies is designed for working professionals, community college instructors, and for graduate students in other programs who want to supplement their disciplinary studies with substantive, graduate-level coursework in communication.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||18|
Students earning a certificate in Communication Studies will be able to:
Take the following 18 units:
Federal financial aid cannot be used for this certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.