The Certificate in Strategic Communication is an 18-credit program that allows working professionals to enhance their communication knowledge and skills without the commitment to an M.A. program. Our students who complete the Certificate with a GPA of 3.0 are welcome to continue to pursue their education in our part-time M.A. Program.
We are located in one of the country’s greatest classrooms: Philadelphia. As the country’s 6th largest metropolitan area and home to 6 million people, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley. With the opportunity to learn from working professionals and strong alumni connections, La Salle gives you the chance to network and open the door to many opportunities in this region and beyond.
This course is designed to examine and critique a range of ethical theories regarding human behavior in interpersonal, group, professional, and mediated contexts.
This course focuses on the development and enhancement of public presentation skills. It presents theoretical background for speaking in different types of public situations but concentrates primarily on speech preparation and skill development.
This course focuses on the strategic function of internal communications, with a specific focus on organizational climate and culture, change communication, and employee engagement.
Our faculty members encourage students to apply their knowledge and skills beyond the classroom. Our programs integrate theory with real world experiences through special topic courses.
According to the BLS, overall employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, about as fast as the average for all occupations; this increase is expected to result in about 68,600 new jobs over the decade. The median annual wage for this group was $62,340 in May 2021, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $45,760.