Communications Certificate

At a Glance

Credits: 60 contact hours, 6.0 CEUs
Required courses: 8
Elective courses: 2
Discounts: Register for all courses in the certificate at once and receive 10% off for a total of $3,780 (Call the Information Center at 612-624-4000 for this option.) See FAQ for additional discounts.
Schedule: Day courses
Customized training: Courses can be tailored to meet your needs and brought onsite to your location. Visit customized training or call 612-625-4207 for more information.

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This certificate is designed to equip you with the top communications skills that employers are seeking. Enhance your skills in writing, speaking, teamwork, customer service, critical thinking, and business communications.

  • Develop solutions to complex problems
  • Speak with confidence and passion
  • Persuade with confidence and authenticity
  • Build relationships with customers
  • Contribute to team projects and meetings

Required Communications Certificate Courses

Register for an upcoming communications course by clicking on the course from the list below.

Required Courses (48 contact hours) Cost
Communicating Across Cultures (6 hours) $420
Communicating with a Winning Presence (6 hours) $420
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (6 hours) $420
Develop Effective Business Conversation Skills (6 hours) $420
Fostering Customer Relationships (6 hours) $420
Foundations in Business Writing (6 hours) $420
Powerful Presentations (6 hours) $420
Team Communications (6 hours) $420

Elective Communications Certificate Courses

Register for an elective communications course by clicking on the course from the list below. To complete this certificate program you will take 12 hours of elective communications courses.

Elective Courses (12 contact hours) Cost
Communicating in the Moment (6 hours) $420
Handle People with Tact and Diplomacy (6 hours) $420
Negotiate for Agreement (6 hours) $420
Successfully Deal with Conflict at Work (6 hours) $420
Working Assertively (6 hours) $420
Writing Business Reports and Proposals (6 hours) $420
Writing for the Web (6 hours) $420
Writing for Social Media (6 hours) $420


Not interested in a certificate?
Courses can be taken individually as well. Additional topics include business analysis, communication and personal development, human resource management, and leadership and management. Visit the professional development Web page to view all courses.

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