Latino Communication Leadership


2016-2017 GRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2016 through 31 May 2017

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Graduate Certificate
18 Hours

This program offered by School of Communications

Program Description

The certificate in Latino communication leadership introduces students to the fundamental courses that are part of the master of arts (MA) in communications management and may eventually open the rest of that curricular program to them for completion. This certificate program will provide students with the fundamentals necessary to advance into management positions in various types of media organizations, with a special eye on providing students with experience and expertise on communication needs of the Latino community. Students seeking to advance into managerial positions in communication firms, especially organizations working in Latino communities, would benefit from this curricular program.

This program is only offered through the metro campus locations in San Antonio, Orlando, and Irvine, along with hybrid course offerings at the Webster Groves home campus. To qualify for this certificate program, students must be enrolled for in-person classroom offerings or hybrid courses at one of those four locations.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this certificate program will be able to:

  • manage projects within a communications framework;
  • communicate more effectively with upper-level management;
  • work effectively in a business environment;
  • present solutions to communications problems;
  • work with and manage creative and technical experts;
  • adapt and integrate new skills as technologies change.

Requirements

Students must complete 18 credit hours of course work, including all of the following courses:

  • MEDC 5000 Media Communications (3 hours)
  • MEDC 5300 Strategic Communications (3 hours)
  • MEDC 5360 International Communications (3 hours)
  • MEDC 5550 Topics in Media Communications (3 hours)
  • INTB 5000 International Business (3 hours)
  • PBRL 5323 Organizational Communications (3 hours)

 Admission

Students who are interested in applying to this certificate program should see the Admission Section of this catalog for general requirements.

Send all admission materials to:

Office of Admissions
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119