Graduate Certificate in Public Service Communication
|Requirements (18 credits)|
|CO-509||Communication, Culture, and Community||3|
|Select 12 Credits from the following list: 1||12|
|Presentational Communication: Design and Delivery|
|Global Communication and Public Relations|
|Strategic Digital Communication|
|Public Relations and Fundraising for Nonprofits|
|Public Opinion and Media|
|Crisis and Issues Management|
|Global Media and New Technologies|
|Message Construction: Audio, Video and Web|
|Special Event Planning and Promotion|
|Graduate Internship in Communication|
Communication 500-Level Special Topics course
Communication 500-Level Independent Study
An elective taken outside of Communication may be substituted for an elective.
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
- Two letters of recommendation. Letters from current or former professor recommended. If these are unavailable, letters may be sought from current colleagues, or a current or recent supervisor.
- Personal essay of not more than 750 words that describes your preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
- Digital and/or hard copy portfolio of select samples of work, including a writing sample, that demonstrates initiative and achievement in academic, professional, and/or community settings. (Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree the previous year must submit scores from the GRE.)