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Applied Communication Studies Graduate Certificate (online)

Advance your knowledge in the field of social media with a graduate certificate
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Certificate Overview

The Applied Communication Studies Certificate Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills for the effective development and management of communications media operations within business, industry, government, and health services.

Requirements and Curriculum

Applied Communication Studies

Attend a Graduate and Continuing Education Information Session

Program at a Glance


Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Admissions requirements are as follows:

  • Official transcript of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Professional Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts for graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
  • Graduate application and fee


This program is offered 100% online in accelerated, 7-week sessions.

Total Credits

15 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

Time Frame

While you can complete the program in as few as 2 years, you have 6 years to complete the program.

Program Highlights

Courses from this certificate can be used in the M.S. in Applied Communication degree, Social Media concentration.

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