This online communication studies graduate certificate provides a broad and thorough foundation of communication skills and knowledge. The certificate program has a pedagogy focus and provides training for those who wish to teach communication classes at the High School or Community College level. Students are trained in presentation, debate, and persuasion techniques. They learn various approaches for conflict resolution and relationship management. There is also a strong emphasis on social media and other media communication, as well as political, social, and cultural differences that one must be aware of in order to effectively and respectfully communicate.
Examples of course topics are:
- Communication pedagogy
- Media criticism
- Family communication
- Intercultural communication
The online communication studies certificate program offers many resources and interactive opportunities to aid in students' success.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Indiana University Online is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official College Transcript(s)