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Online and Continuing Education Communication and Diversity
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Communication and Diversity Certificate

The Communication and Diversity Certificate offers you opportunities to gain knowledge about communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds in multiple settings. The curriculum includes a foundational course in interpersonal communication combined with courses focusing on communication within and across a variety of global and domestic cultural contexts.

Typical Program Cost*

Average Time to Complete

$4780 35 Weeks (2-4 academic terms)

* There may be additional costs for living expenses or if students take courses over a longer period of time.

 

Communication and Diversity Certificate Overview

The curriculum includes a foundational course in interpersonal communication combined with courses focusing on communication within and across a variety of global and domestic cultural contexts. You also complete an experiential learning component and select an elective from a discipline outside communication arts.

Who Should Enroll

The Communication and Diversity Certificate offers you opportunities to gain knowledge about communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds in multiple settings. Anyone with an interest in learning how to better communicate with diverse populations will benefit from this program.

Courses You Will Take

COMM 130 - Interpersonal Communication / 3 credits
COMM 230 - Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives / 3 credits
COMM 233 - Multicultural Communication in the United States / 3 credits
COMM 332 - Gendered Communication / 3 credits
TACA 040 - Community Service/1 credit or TACA 287 Internship / 1 credit

Plus 1 of the following:

BNSS 141 - Topics in Business: Cross-Cultural Issues in Business Management / 3 credits
EDUC 303 - Education in a Diverse Society / 4 credits
HHPA 410 - Gender Issues in Education and Sport / 3 credits
NURS 343 - Health Disparities / 3 credits

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

Why Linfield College?

Linfield is a school predicated on the idea of true academic excellence. We’re also determined to provide support and services to working adults around the world that are looking to increase their knowledge base, further their careers, and advance their lives. Towards these ends, Linfield offers an accredited Online and Continuing Education program designed around flexibility. Technical support is offered at all times, and both online academic tutoring and career planning assistance are offered.

Linfield is also dedicated to making our educational opportunities affordable—whether through our Communication and Diversity program or elsewhere. We supply competitive financial aid for all our online programs to ensure that our students’ completion rates stay above the national average.

I’d like to find out more. What are my next steps?

      1. Fill out the Request Information form to learn more.
      2. Schedule a conversation with the admission counselor for this program.
      3. Call 503-883-2213 or email admission@linfield.edu with any questions.
      4. Just apply now if you're ready to invest in your future.

ADDITIONAL GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURES

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ n/a* of debt. *Fewer than 10 students completed this program in the normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Oregon

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/