Undergraduate Professional Communications Certificate
Develop your professional communication skills in a variety of professional and academic settings. By earning this undergraduate certificate, you can hone your writing and public speaking, build confidence, and gain an advantage in the classroom or workplace.
Key learning outcomes
- Gain confidence in communicating your ideas in professional and academic settings by mastering grammar essentials
- Compose effective written communications—including cover letters, memoranda, proposals, presentations, and reports.
- Apply key communication methods and strategies—such as informational briefings, persuasive messaging, and interviewing—to meet specific objectives.
- Master the techniques of public speaking, including message development, content, projection, inflection, and delivery.
No application is required. You simply register for undergraduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.
Earning the Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
Complete three certificate courses for undergraduate credit.
Earn at least a B grade in each course.
Complete the courses within three years.
The undergraduate certificate in professional communications requires three courses.
You may choose any three courses from the professional communications certificate course group.
Courses taken before the Fall 2020 semester do not apply toward this certificate.