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Admission and Program Requirements
Certificate in Applied Communication
Erin Wehrman, Graduate Director
Craig Hall, Room 372, Phone 417-836-4423
The Graduate Certificate in Applied Communication is designed for individuals who are highly motivated to develop applied communication skills for a professional environment. Admission is competitive and meeting the minimum standards for admission will not guarantee acceptance into the certificate program.
Admission to the certificate program requires all of the following:
- A bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by agencies recognized by Missouri State University or equivalent education from a foreign university.
- A GPA of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work or completion of 9 credit hours of graduate course work with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
- Admission application (all materials) deadline is 35 days prior to the start of the desired beginning semester.
- All additional University and Graduate College requirements for admission to a certificate program.
Required courses - 12 hours total
Choose 4 courses (12 hours) from the list below:
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|COM 711||Conflict and Communication||3 hrs|
|COM 717||Communication and Diversity in the Workplace||3 hrs|
|COM 719||Ethical Issues in Communication||3 hrs|
|COM 713||Public Relations Campaigns||3 hrs|
|COM 732||Small Group Communication||3 hrs|
Courses must be completed with a 3.00 GPA for successful completion of certificate.