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.


Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

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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  Total* 
Tuition 12 total semester credit hours  $700 per semester hour 

$8,400

Books and Materials Estimated costs  included

$0

Technology Fee  Per semester

$160

$320

   

Total

$8,720

   

Transfer up to 6 credits 

$4,360

   

Total with Transfer Credits

$4,360

* 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.

Transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee and books and supplies as related to reduced number of courses over time.

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Tuition-Reduction Opportunities

We want to make your education as affordable as possible. Explore our limited-time tuition savings options available for some of our most popular programs. You may also be able to save depending on your affiliation with Walden. Find out.

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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.