Master the most important public and workplace communication skills to assume communication leadership positions in government, private and nonprofit organizations.
The certificate program in communication training and assessment teaches students how to assess, train, and develop communications skills in business, professional, and community settings.
Access to the award-winning, state-of-the-art communication assessment lab at ASU's West campus facilitates skill development in communication training, presentation skills, professional development, and assessment practices.
The combination of relevant coursework and hands-on experience developed through CommLabASU provides students with the knowledge and expertise necessary to train others in a variety of professional and community settings.
At A Glance
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.
The certificate in communication training and assessment provides a solid background for positions such as:
- advertising and promotions managers
- human relations managers
- marketing associates
- marketing managers
- public relations specialists
- public relations and fundraising managers
- sales managers
- training and development managers
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Communications Teachers, Postsecondary||10%||$66,510|
|Training and Development Specialists||11.5%||$60,360|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||23.2%||$63,230|
|Broadcast News Analysts||-0.4%||$62,910|
|Reporters and Correspondents||-10%||$39,370|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||10.4%||$111,280|
|Public Relations Specialists||8.8%||$59,300|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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