• A student is in front of her classmates practicing her public speaking and communication in order to earn a communication studies certificate.
    The Communication Studies certificate provides you with the fundamentals of communication, including interpersonal communication, mass communication, public speaking and cross-cultural communication.

    Certificate in Communication Studies

    The Communication Studies Certificate provides students with the fundamentals of communication, including the principles and dynamics of interpersonal relationships, the value and impact of social media, the application of effective cross-cultural communication, and the development of advanced oral communication.

    Topics of study in this communication program include interpersonal communication, mass communication, public speaking and cross-cultural communication. Courses can be taken either in the classroom or online, providing maximum flexibility to study at convenient times and places.

    Our Certificate in Communication Studies is available as a standalone program, or students may transfer the credits from their certificate courses in communication to CCU's associate degree in Communication Studies or bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. The Communication Studies Certificate can also be used to supplement any CCU bachelor’s degree, providing you with principles for more effective communication in your career and other areas of your life.

    If you are interested in communication classes online, or just have more questions about continuing education for adult college students, please contact our staff today!

    Degree Quick Facts

    • 12 credit hours
    • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
    Class Format:

    Classes are typically completed in 5-week blocks.


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