Compelling communication: Now more than ever, it’s the key to career success.

In an increasingly digital, social, and mobile marketplace, employers want professionals who can communicate effectively and persuasively. Whether you’re looking to grow in your current role or pursue exciting new opportunities, earning a Graduate Certificate in Communication from Walden can prepare you with skills that are relevant, versatile, and in demand.

This graduate-level online program gives you the chance to build your knowledge in communication while harnessing your creativity and sharpening your strategic-thinking skills. Beyond exploring the five pillars of communication—written, oral, interpersonal and group, social media, and technology—you can learn how to inspire others to take action through public speaking, presentations, and written and visual communication.

If you decide to continue your graduate studies after earning your certificate, courses in this certificate transfer directly into the M.S. in Communication program at Walden.

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Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits

This certificate can be completed in as little as 8 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


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Curriculum Component Requirements Cost
Courses 12 total semester hours $700 per semester credit hour
Technology Fee per semester $160

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For assistance in deciding which online certificate program fits your goals, request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.