Leading Communication Strategy and Talent Development, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Leading Communication and Talent Development responds to the growing demand for communicators who can assume a strategic advisory and leadership role. This certificate is intended to prepare communicators with the knowledge and competencies to: 

  • Participate in the development of their organization’s strategic objectives through effective communication processes and activities
  • Structure an effective communication function with a highly motivated team of communication professionals and appropriate allocation of resources
  • Identify, mentor, and promote talented communication professionals
  • Serve as a strategic advisor to the organization’s senior management team

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

CMN 6200Strategic Communications Advisor: Roles and Responsibilities3
CMN 6201Managing Communication Resources3
CMN 6202Management Symposium3


Complete three of the following:9
Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
Developing Organizational Leadership
Project Management Practices
Leading Remote Project Teams
Leveraging Digital Technologies: Strategy, Assessment, and Governance

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required