Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

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Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 15

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Course

COMM 639 Science Communication 3
Total Credits 3

Electives in COMM

Select two courses from the following: 6
Risk Communication  
Controversies in Science Communication  
Science and the Public  
Analysis and Criticism of Science Journalism  
Climate Change and Sustainability Communication Campaigns  
Communication Internship  
Crisis Communication  
Total Credits 6

Electives in Science

Students select two 500- or 600- level courses in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), health sciences, or science policy disciplines offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the College of Science, the College of Health and Human Services, the Schar School of Policy and Government, or the College of Education and Human Developement. 6
Total Credits 6