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Room: 2010 
2801 W. Bancroft
Mail Stop 505
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: 419.530.2005
Fax: 419.530.4771

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PLEASE NOTE - This program is not currently accepting new students.

The Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies is a flexible program designed for people interested in advanced study of professional communication including broadcasting, journalism, public relations, and organizational communication.

The Certificate Program in Communication Studies is designed to fit into your busy work schedule. Our courses are offered in the evening and online to complement your professional obligations.

The Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies

The Certificate consists of 15 hours of graduate study. Our courses focus on practical, specific communication issues. More information about the Communication Curriculum can be found here. If you are interested in also completing a Master's Degree, you can apply the Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies toward your Master of Liberal Studies degree.

Our Graduate Faculty members are full time faculty in the Department of Communication and have earned doctorates from America's most prestigious universities. For more information about out faculty, see our faculty roster.

For more information about the program, please contact us. You can contact the following faculty members: jeffrey.wilkinson@utoledo.edu,  sumitra.srinivasan@utoledo.edu

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Federal regulations require that the following information be made available to students considering enrollment in an academic program designed to prepare students for a particular occupation.

The graduate certificate in communication studies is designed to provide advanced study in professional and organizational communication. The certificate of communication studies requires the successful completion of 15 credit hours in communication studies. The certificate can be earned separately or as a part of the master of liberal studies degree.

 COMM 6210 Principles and Practices of Visual Communication………....3

COMM 6220 Communication, Technology, and Society……………….........3

COMM 6230 Communication, Propaganda, and Persuasion…………….....3

COMM 6240 Communication, Ethics, and the Workplace……………….......3

COMM 6250 Correcting Conflict Communication in Organizations...…...3

COMM 6260 Business, Communication and Technology………………........3

COMM 6980 Special Topics in Communication Studies…………………........3

Duration of Program

5 semesters (3 hours per semester)

Costs

$1,575 per course; $7,875 for 15 hours

Completion Rate

87%

Incurred Debt

Most students are employed; employer pays tuition

Job Placement Rates

 

Students are employed but report promotions soon after acquiring the certificate.

 
Last Updated: 6/26/15