Public Relations and Social Media

Graduate Certificate Program Summary


The Public Relations and Social Media certificate is professional graduate education that will enhance your understanding of current practices on new communications platforms. The four-course certificate is offered entirely online.

This certificate is designed to fit your lifestyle, so you can grow your skills in social media without disrupting the rest of your life. Classes provide learning that will help you advance your career, make you more valuable in your workplace, keep you current with changing technology and fill gaps in your professional communications knowledge.

This 12-credit-hour certificate can apply toward the complete 36-hour master's degree, the Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications with a specialization in Integrated Media Communications.

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Graduate Chair
Jemalyn Griffin

Graduate Student Services Coordinator
Carly Morse

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Application checklist and deadlines

1. Required by Graduate Studies

2. Required by the department

  • Statement of background and professional goals
  • Resume
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5
Application deadline
Fall: August 1; Spring: November 1; Summer: May 1

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For additional details check out the dept./program website: Public Relations and Social Media.

Departments: Have an update for this summary? Contact Kurt Mueller.