Northern Arizona University

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Communication Studies Certificate


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate certificate in Communication Studies provides an understanding of the breadth and history of the study of human communication, a survey of communication theories, and a range of coursework in specialized areas within the discipline. Students who complete this certificate will enhance their understanding of and ability to articulate the ways in which communication is affected by specific contexts, including but not limited to the interpersonal, organizational, and public communication contexts.

The graduate certificate in Communication Studies is designed for working professionals, community college instructors, and for graduate students in other programs who want to supplement their disciplinary studies with substantive, graduate-level coursework in communication.

The graduate certificate in Communication Studies is available entirely online or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.


NAU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

International Student Requirements:

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Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 18

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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