This certificate is designed for graduate students with or without an academic communication background to upgrade their knowledge of the field. It is geared to meet the needs of both communication professionals and science professionals who want to emphasize science communication work in their future careers.
The graduate certificate in science communication may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.
All course choices included in this certificate must be approved by the department.
COMM 639 - Science Communication - Credits: 3
These courses include communication content directly relevant to science or to communication work in science-oriented organizations.
COMM 637 - Risk Communication - Credits: 3
COMM 640 - Controversies in Science Communication - Credits: 3
COMM 641 - Communication Competencies for Scientists - Credits: 3
COMM 642 - Science and the Public - Credits: 3
COMM 644 - Analysis and Criticism of Science Journalism - Credits: 3
COMM 660 - Climate Change and Sustainability Communication Campaigns - Credits: 3
COMM 735 - Crisis Communication - Credits: 3
Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.