Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication
Washington State University

Program Details

Add a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication to your resume to show prospective employers you can handle all of their branding and messaging needs. The skills you gain in this 12 credit hour program will enhance your abilities in advertising, public relations, and digital communication.

Coursework covers topics in market research best practices, integrated communication strategies, and promotional campaigns. Students will learn creative media strategies and how to professionally promote digital content. Two additional courses can be chosen from subjects including multimedia content, crisis communications, professional ethics, and research methods.

This online communication program is ideal for students interested in fields such as:

  • Public relations
  • Advertising
  • Journalism
  • Public information
  • Social media management

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Washington State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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