Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Communications Studies is part of the Communications master’s program. It includes three required courses and three elective courses. Full-time students may complete the certificate in one year, while part-time students may take a year and a half.

The online graduate certificate program in communications offers:

  • Start dates in fall and spring
  • Length is 18 credit hours
  • Experienced and engaging faculty

Courses include advanced communication theory, advanced interpersonal communication, and communications research. This online graduate certificate program is ideal for busy, working students wishing to further their careers. Graduates will be able to seek out a wide variety of opportunities in various fields with this certificate.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent