Communication comes in many forms, especially in this global age. Sharpen your skills and complement your degree with a communication certificate.
Studies confirm that organizations are looking for employees who can work effectively by listening, speaking and writing with other people. By studying communication, you have an opportunity to improve your interactions and relationships with others both professionally and personally. Communication skills and training can lead to careers in everything from advertising, journalism, teaching, performance art, and more.
If you choose to go on to get a bachelor's degree, you could become a public relations and fundraising manager. In this field, job growth is expected to increase by 11% over the next 10 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $42,937 a year.
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- Public Relations Specialist
- Copy Writer
- Public Announcer
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About Delta's Program
This certificate is a total of 12 credits or four courses. Remember, if you have taken a communication course already, you may be on your way to earning this additional endorsement. You have the opportunity to develop your communication skills by tailoring your certificate, choosing either the interpersonal or presentational skills option. You'll have the opportunity to use your communication skills outside of the classroom by joining the staff of the Collegiate student newspaper, acting in Delta's drama productions, and more.
Please check with your transferring institution of transferability of specific courses. For example in order to transfer COM 114 to Central Michigan University it must be taken face-to-face. If you plan on transferring to Saginaw Valley State University we suggest you take COM 202 over COM 114.
Why you should choose Delta
Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers, so you can take classes even closer to home.
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis, but we do have some online tutoring options.
Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.
Delta College has an active theater department that presents two plays a year. Auditions for the fall play take pace early in September with the play producing in October. Auditions for the winter semester play take place in March with the play producing the first week of May. No experience is necessary.
Facts & Figures
With the Michigan Transfer Agreement, 30 credits are guaranteed to transfer anywhere in Michigan.
An associate’s degree earns you 35% more income on average.
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