Communication Education, Graduate Certificate

This 18-credit graduate certificate in Communication Education (GC-CE) is designed for individuals who hold a post-secondary degree in a different discipline and are seeking to expand their education to teach communication courses at a community or technical college.

Program Highlights

  • The program offers a strong theoretical and pedagogical grounding in Communication Studies.
  • Courses in the certificate program may double count toward the Communication & Composition Master’s degree.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • A personal statement describing your personal, educational, and professional goals.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start August 1 May1
Spring Start December 1 October 1
Summer Start April 30 N/A

 Time to Completion: 12 months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Deepa Oommen
deepa.oommen@mnsu.edu
507-389-2367

Communication Studies Website