Corporate Communication Graduate Certificate

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College : Sciences Degree :CRT
Department : Nicholson School of Communication Option : N/A
Program Websites : http://communication.cos.ucf.edu/

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Communication offers students additional training in creating, managing, and communicating corporate reputation. Coursework focuses on theory, research and practical applications of principles related to corporate communication.

CURRICULUM

The program is composed of three required graduate courses and three elective courses that can be incorporated into a master’s program of study in Mass or Interpersonal Communication or taken as an add-on to another graduate degree. The required and elective courses are drawn from a limited list of courses that reflect current professional development needs for corporate communication. Students must enroll in COM 6008 in the first semester.
Total Credit Hours Required:
18 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—9 Credit Hours

  • COM 6008 Proseminar in Communication (3 credit hours)
  • PUR 6005 Theories of Public Relations (3 credit hours)
  • PUR 6403 Crisis Public Relations (3 credit hours)

Electives—9 Credit Hours

  • ADV 6209 Advertising and Society (3 credit hours)
  • COM 5932 Topics in Communication (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6025 Health Communication (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6047 Interpersonal Support in the Workplace (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6121 Communication Management (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6145 Organizational Communication (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6303 Qualitative Research Methods in Communication (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6304 Quantitative Research Methods in Communication (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6467 Studies in Persuasion (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6468 Communication and Conflict (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6525 Communication Strategy and Planning (3 credit hours)
  • COM 6815 Risk Communication (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6202 Legal and Ethical Issues for Communication (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6266 Communications Convergence and Media Planning (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6307 International Communication (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6402 Mass Communication Theory (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6407 Visual Communication Theory (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6567 Seminar in New Media (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6600 Media Effects and Audience Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • MMC 6735 Social Media as Mass Communication (3 credit hours)
  • PUR 6215 Communicating Corporate Social Responsibility (3 credit hours)
  • PUR 6405 Communication and Public Relations in Politics and Government (3 credit hours)

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Please submit all requested material by the established deadline(s). Applicants must apply online.

The Corporate Communication Certificate Program does not admit students in the summer semester. Admission to and successful completion of the Corporate Communication Certificate Program does not guarantee admission to the Communication MA program as additional requirements exist for the master's program. 

Application Deadlines

Corporate Communication Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants

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The Fall 2016 application deadline has been extended to July 1.

International Applicants

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International Transfer Applicants

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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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