A graduate certificate can be gained after getting a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. It is a great option for people looking to gain additional education in a certain field that is different from what their current degree is.
Communication courses are there to assist in building a unique skills set that will open up a wide variety of employment opportunities in the future. The skills honed by this program are highly sought after in the current job market, meaning students may choose from a variety of career fields.
Given the ease of global communication (especially due to the Internet), the increasing dependence on English as an international link language, the expansion of corporat
Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing for International Audiences
A four-course, non-degree program, this Certificate is designed for professionals who write for, or work with, an international population.
Given the ease of global communication (especially due to the Internet), the increasing dependence on English as an international link language, the expansion of corporate interests worldwide, and the rapid growth of international residents in metro Atlanta, this Certificate fulfills a vital communicative need in a variety of professional settings. Business professionals may incorporate insight gained from the Certificate into their international corporate documents by preparing them with an increased awareness of cultural and linguistic nuances of English varieties around the world. For example, a growing body of scholarship has documented how Asian English (e.g., Singaporean, Indian, and Malaysian) differs from Standard American English due to the cultural contexts of its users. An awareness of these differences will allow business professionals to avoid communicative breakdowns due to differences in culture and English usage. Similarly, educators (college, high school, corporate trainers) will benefit from this Certificate by understanding the language variety and rhetorical strategies used by writers from other countries whose use of English may differ from that of their U.S. counterparts. Educators who are aware of these differences can use this insight in classrooms, particularly in cases when international students work with American students on writing projects and other classroom activities. This Certificate will also benefit professionals working in non-profit organizations, government employees, and others who work with or write for a large...
Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies (12 credits)
Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.
Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible....
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The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toro
The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded public relations (PR) programs in Toronto.
The courses in this Public Relation graduate certificate program, which is based at the Story Arts Centre campus, reflect the thinking that no two days in PR are alike. The industry experts who teach the courses ensure you:
Learn to research, write, plan, edit, design and implement everything from strategic communications plans and employee newsletters to gala dinners for hundreds of people.
Gain an understanding of how communications strategies influence employee attitudes, shift stakeholders' opinions and tell an organization's story to the media.
Connect with the PR industry.
This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career in science communication. Students interested in Science Communicat
This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career in science communication.
Students interested in Science Communication will have the opportunity to strengthen their skills as writers by taking courses in technical writing, writing for scholarly journals, proposal and grant writing, and writing for the public. As scholars in the healthcare industry, it is important to understand how to write to appeal to different audiences using various forms and styles of writing. At the end of the program, students will be able to strategically plan, craft, edit, and execute their writing to communicate in an engaging, scientifically-informed manner about their research and other health-related topics. Many students interested in this degree program will work in the following fields: technical writing, medical writing, grant writing, medical research, communications, marketing, grants management, program management, and more....