Professional Communication Certificate
Communication touches every aspect of a workplace – from writing to speaking to listening. Those who are able to effectively and professionally communicate their ideas are better equipped to engage in a message-saturated world. Combining theories of professional communication with practical training, this certificate program is designed to add a layer of expertise to your education and to your career. You will hone your professional writing skills, learn to negotiate conflict, and develop sensitivity to intercultural communications scenarios. You will also gain experience communicating for a variety of situations: grant writing and proposals, social media and web, and other workplace contexts.
A Professional Communication Certificate is a strong addition to any career and gives you added expertise in a variety of fields. In addition to being a powerful boost to your major or career, people who specialize in Professional Communication also work as communication directors, professional writers, technical writers and editors, content developers, content strategists, speech writers, bloggers, and social media experts.
Who Should Enroll
People aspiring to achieve better communication skills at any level of their workplace or professional lives or who are looking to enhance their current program of study will benefit from a certificate in Professional Communication.
Courses You Will Take
- ENGL 271 - Professional Editing / 3 credits
- TCCA 257 - Communication Theory / 3 credits
- TCCA 230 - Intercultural Communication / 3 credits
- ENGL 372 - Writing for Social Media on the Web / 3 credits
- ENGL 373 - Proposal and Grant Writing / 3 credits
- ENGL 474 - Capstone in Professional Communication / 3*
*Prerequisites: ENGL 271, ENGL 372, ENGL 373 or instructor permission
For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.
Why Linfield College?
Many of today’s adults are currently balancing careers, family, and school. With an online education, students are able to achieve their career goals without having to put other aspects of their life on the back burner. Our programs are open to any student in the United States and require no visits to campus. Students are given the help they need to succeed, with an assigned personal faculty advisor who provides support from the moment of application through graduation. We also offer access to technical support to make sure you have all of the tools you need to complete your class work and interface with instructors in a timely fashion.