This certificate represents 18 credit hours of completed course work that applies to entry level public relations or communication-related jobs in marketing, sales, journalism and advertising. Students who complete this certificate will have demonstrated skills in media writing, listening, persuasive message development, and critical thinking. They will also have demonstrated skills in analyzing the needs of different audiences, applying relevant theories to communication tasks, and understanding the history and influence of mass media.
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Production, Planning, Expediting Clerks
Average Wage: $13.38 - 28.32 per hr.
Receptionists and Information Clerks
Average Wage: $9.26 - 17.64 per hr.
Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
Average Wage: $13.74 - 28.73 per hr.
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Other Certificates at UCC
- Public Relations Specialist One-year Certificate
- Communications Specialist in Organizations Pathways Certificate
High School Students
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- Pell Grants part of FAFSA (for undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.)
- Federal Work Study part of FAFSA (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
- Scholarships, OSAC, FAFSA, and more (Sources of money for college.)
- UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
At UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:
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