Post-Bac Certificate in Leadership and Communications

DEGREE OFFERED

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Option:  Leadership and Communications

CAMPUS OPTIONS

Main Campus (Union, NJ)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:       August 1
Spring:  January 1

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  •  Proof of bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Kean University’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Leadership and Communications provides the highest level of skill development in communication and leadership. Designed with the working professional in mind, the certificate program provides basic and advanced strategies and techniques to become an effective leader.

Whether individuals are currently in a leadership position or are seeking to attain one, the Post-Bac Certificate in Leadership and Communication at Kean University will provide individuals the knowledge and skills to achieve their goals.

Career Areas include:

  • Athletic management
  • Corporate management
  • Consulting firms
  • Educational institutions
  • Federal, State and Local Government
  • Health care facilities and organizations
  • Labor relations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Politics
  • Small businesses

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • 12 credits

CURRICULUM

Core requirement (3 credits):

  • COMM 5020 Communication and Leadership

Select any three from the following (9 credits):

  • COMM 5006 Organizational Culture
  • COMM 5009 Public Relations Theory, Strategy and Management
  • COMM 5012 Small Group Communication and Decision Making
  • COMM 5013 Motivational Speaking Practices
  • COMM 5535 Crisis Communication in Organizations
  • COMM 5540 Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • COMM 5590 Business and Technical Presentations
  • COMM 5625 Communication and Negotiation

Students who opt to take the courses for credit may apply them toward a Master of Arts in Communication Studies if they have earned a grade of B or better in each course.

 

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

gradadmissions@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

DR. WENLI YUAN
CAS 426
T. 908.737.0471
wyuan@kean.edu

 

 

Updated 11/26/17