Purdue University

Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership


610 Purdue Mall

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership from Purdue University is a versatile program designed for individuals striving to enhance their professional potential and become qualified for leadership positions within a variety of fields. Created with working individuals in mind, the program can be completed in 32 weeks in a fully online learning environment that offers flexible schedule options.

The certificate program offers a selection of courses that are taught by expert educators who are committed to providing the high-quality learning experience Purdue University is known for. Courses focus on the application of communication and leadership across various professional settings and deliver insight into working with cross-cultural teams, techniques for professional collaboration, and appropriate communication for superiors and subordinates. Students explore the role played by communication for effective leadership while learning to apply new skills directly in the workplace.

Upon completion of the communication and leadership certificate, graduates are equipped to communicate with executives when stakes are high and also to identify relevant theories and principles of organizational communication within diverse professional settings. In addition, individuals who complete this program are fully capable of developing comprehensive internal and external communications plans to increase team productivity and transform their professional roles into leadership positions within their fields.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001825

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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