Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

Strategic Business Communication Certificate

Program Overview

Students will learn strategies to more effectively communicate with the wide variety of audiences that business inevitably brings together. Proficiency in creating PowerPoint presentations, negotiating successfully, networking strategically, and navigating difficult conversations are a few of the skills you will learn to elevate your written and oral communication.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

Certificate Courses

COM 510LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION

3

MGT 606COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES FOR CONTEMPORARY ORGANIZATIONS

3

MKT 541PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES

3

MKT 550MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

3

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete the prescribed requirements to graduate with a graduate certificate from Walsh:

  • Complete the program of study within a period of 48 calendar months (four years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). Extensions to this time requirement will only be granted upon review of the request by the chief academic officer or designee.
  • Earn a minimum 12 graduate semester credit hours, which may include up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours of advanced standing, therefore requiring 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Strategic Business Communication certificate program.
  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in each course counted towards graduation.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of “B” (3.000) or better within the graduate certificate requirements at Walsh.
  • Students preparing for graduation must file an official Application for Graduation Form with the Records and Registration office. Students can make an appointment with an academic advisor to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their program completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”