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Communication Studies Certificate 

Communication is an essential function across the industry spectrum. Employers increasingly list communication skills as the heart of advancement, promotion and leadership opportunities. EKU’s 100% online communication studies certificate provides students with the hands on, practical learning needed to become creative, effective communicators and successfully navigate our complex global society.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 18-24 hours*
2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                                          $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Career Options: Corporate trainer, sales professional, communications specialist, marketing specialist, human resource generalist, program coordinator, relationship manager, consultant, community engagement coordinator, community relations coordinator   

*This program can be added as additional certification as part of a bachelor’s program (18 credit hours), or completed as a stand-alone program (24 credit hours).             

What sets our program apart?
Today’s communicators require a breadth of understanding about our world. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through communication courses such as conflict management, public speaking, and intercultural and organizational communication.

  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • 8-week terms
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Dedicated advisors who provide personalized graduation plans
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.