This certificate will represent 18 credit hours of coursework completed in the Communication Studies area that applies to positions such as public relations specialists or other communication-related jobs such as marketing, sales, journalism and advertising. Students who complete this certificate will have demonstrated skill in analyzing needs of different publics, listening, developing persuasive messages, understanding the history and influence of mass media, writing for the media, problem solving, team work, decision-making, and applying relevant theories to work and public situations.
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
Money for College
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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:
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Paula Usrey - Contact
Associate Professor, Communication