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Answer the Call for Leadership in Your Field

Elevate your potential as a trusted leader and become an outstanding asset in your field with the online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership from Purdue University. In just seven months, you'll discover the vital role played by communication within corporate settings and develop advanced leadership skills that immediately apply to your workplace.

Communicate Effectively to Lead Successfully

Successful leadership thrives with proper communication utilized within corporate contexts. The online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership will help you develop a strong understanding of corporate communication methods as you learn to apply them in leadership roles within your field. Through courses focused on the application of communication and leadership across various industries and professional settings, this communication and leadership certificate delivers valuable skills in cross-cultural teams, techniques for collaboration and appropriate communication for superiors and subordinates.

Guided by expert faculty members who apply their real-world professional experiences to courses, the communication and leadership certificate program prepares students to succeed in a variety of leadership positions through courses that teach:

  • Methods for identifying relevant theories and principles of organizational communication
  • Utilization of communication to increase team productivity
  • Development of comprehensive internal and external communications plans
  • Communication strategies to communicate with executives when stakes are high

Master's Degrees

Students can transfer their credits from the Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership to the Master of Science in Communication or the Master of Science in Corporate Training and Communication degrees.