Business Communication Certificate
In the “Business Communication” certificate program students concentrate on written and oral communication, and individual and team projects. The curriculum was created to prepare students for communication specialist roles in entertainment, health care, public relations, advertising, publishing, technology, and many other professional areas.
Why enroll in Hunter’s “Business Communication” certificate program?
The National Association of Colleges and Employers ranks “communication skills” as the most important quality for job applicants and for job success. Excellence in communication contributes to success in all aspects of personal, professional, and civic life. The Communications industry is strong and growing rapidly. So, if you’re interested in entering a burgeoning market the “Business Communication” certificate program will provide you with a valuable credential and custom-designed courses intended to give you the skills needed to negotiate your way into a successful career in Communications.
Registration and Tuition
The Business Communication Certificate consists of 8 required courses and 2 electives. The tuition is $3,400 plus a one time $20 registration fee, or you can register for each course individually, with a $20.00 registration fee per semester. To register for courses please click on the Course Browser/Registration. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.
Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester.
|Spring 2015 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|Public Relations Workshop||Saturday||9:30am-12:30pm||4/11-5/9|
|Print Media: Books, Magazines & Newspapers||Saturday||1:30-4:30pm||4/11-5/9|
|Summer 2015 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|New Media: Writing for the Web and Beyond||Saturday||1:30-4:30pm||6/6-7/11; Skips 7/4|
|Editing & Publishing Workshop||Saturday||9:30am-12:30pm||6/6-7/11; Skips 7/4|
|Public Relations Workshop||Tuesday||5:30-7:40pm||6/9-7/21|
|Print Media: Books, Magazines & Newspapers||Tuesday||7:50-9:55pm||6/9-7/21|
|English Writing for Legal Professionals||Thursday||7:40-9:40pm||6/4-7/9|
|English Writing for Health Care Professionals||Wednesday||7:40-9:40pm||Not available this semester.|
The certificate in Business Communication is designed for individuals interested in perfecting communication skills to be used in areas such as education, healthcare, not for profit organizations and more:
- Writers for print, online, & TV/Radio
- Reporters for print, online, & TV/Radio
- Editors for print, online, & TV/Radio
- Proofreaders for print, online, & TV/Radio
- Fact-checkers/researchers (print, online, TV/Radio)
- Advertising/marketing writers and editors
- Public Relations professionals
- Communications managers
- Professionals who want to improve their business communications skills