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Program at a Glance

Undergraduate Certificate
College of Sciences
Comm & Media, Nicholson Schl
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A certificate in strategic communication provides students a tightly focused understanding and executing messages that achieve organizational goals. It delves into the principles and techniques of crafting and disseminating persuasive messages, managing public relations, and leveraging digital platforms to reach target audiences effectively. By complementing their major with a strategic communication minor, students gain valuable skills in strategic thinking, messaging, and audience analysis, enhancing their ability to navigate the ever-evolving communication landscape in various professional settings.

Certificate Requirements:

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the certificate.
  • Grades below a "C" (2.0) in lower level courses are not counted in the certificate.
  • No more than 6 credit hours in another certificate, minor or major can be used to satisfy requirements in this certificate. (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.)

Prerequisite Courses

  • Most courses for this certificate will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student's GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.

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