The graduate certificate program in Strategic Communications will provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities that modern professionals need to survive in an increasingly connected and digital communication environment. This program will offer the essential skills for designing, implementing, and managing strategic communication for entrepreneurs, professionals in corporate, non-profit, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and for scientists and others who have a need to strategically communicate information both internally and externally. This program builds on the Manship School’s nationally recognized expertise in media and public affairs, but also allows for specialization in terms of area of interest (health, science or politics, for example.)
Students must take the following core courses (all courses are 3 credit hours):
Students also choose two courses from the following electives:
If a student wishes to take a course that is not listed as an approved elective, he/she may do so provided the student gives a reasonable rationale and seeks the approval of the Manship School’s Associate Dean for Graduate Studies. The Associate Dean for Graduate Studies will advise all students to ensure that they choose electives that match their professional goals.
For further information, please contact the Manship School of Mass Communication at 225-578-1899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.