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Certificate in Business Communication

(18 hours – excluding prerequisites)

The talent of a powerful communicator is developed one skill at a time. During this program, you can develop various communication competencies such as effective writing skills; perception and interpretation of nonverbal messages; preparation and delivery of presentations or speeches; and, recognizing and adapting your own communication styles to fit the requirements of your audience.


Learn to develop an understanding of your audience so that you can set the best tone for your message. Begin writing for maximum impact. Learn to manage and control your “stage fright” as you acquire the skills necessary for effective business communication.

REQUIRED COURSES (excluding prerequisites)


COMA 1302 - Speech and Interpersonal Communication

COMA 3301 - Nonverbal Communication

COMA 3303 - Small Group Communication

COMA 3350 - Social Media

COMA/MANA 4319 - Communication Styles: A Key to Business Success

MANA 3306 - Management Communication*

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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