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Graduate Certificate: Communicating in Organizations

 Admission Requirements

Applicants for a graduate certificate must: 1. Submit a completed application, along with the application fee by the admission deadline; 2. Have completed a bachelor's degree (or higher, as specified by program) from an accredited college or university; and 3. Have adequate preparation in the field of specialization.

Program of Study

Organizational Communication in Context—6 hours

COMM 528 Comm in the Nonprofit Sector

COMM 561 Multinational Organizational Comm

COMM 564 Crisis Communication

COMM 571 Organizational Communication in the Digital Age

COMM 581 Applied Organizational Communication

COMM 586 Processes of Group Communication

 Strategies for Communicating—6 hours

COMM 523 Health Communication

COMM 553 Health Communication Campaigns

COMM 563 Issues Management

COMM 565 Communication and Conflict

COMM 566 Corp & Org Advocacy

COMM 568 Organizational Identification

COMM 577 Terrorism & Communication

COMM 578 Seminar in Interpersonal Communication

COMM 587 Comm Intercultural Negotiation & Mediation

COMM 590 Intercultural Communication

Total Hours: 12

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 Last Modified 12/8/14