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Communication and Leadership Graduate Certificate

Communication and Leadership Courses

Purdue University’s online Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership will equip you with a strong understanding of corporate communication methods as you learn to apply them in leadership roles within your field. Students will take the three required courses and then choose one additional course to complete the 12 credit hour certificate. Courses are 8 weeks in length conducted asynchronously. 

If you opt to complete the certificate first, credits can be applied to the MS in Communication and MS in Corporate Training and Communication, saving you time.


Required Courses

  • COM 60111 – Seminar in Strategic Communication
  • COM 60811 – Leadership and Global Strategic Communication
  • COM 65000 – Communication and Leadership

Elective Courses (choose one):

  • PUBH 60400 – Public Health Administration
  • ENGT 50700 – Fundamentals of Collaborative Leadership and Agile Strategy
  • HTM 51200 – Leadership in Hospitality and Tourism
  • COM 65100 – Organizational Culture and Internal Communication