Graduate certificates allow students to develop specialized competencies while earning the Master’s degree. A graduate certificate documents a unique set of skills and knowledge, distinguishing its holder from other job and Ph.D. candidates.
Graduate Certificate in Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement
Leading groups through change is a key competency in a flatter, more equitable society. The 12-hour graduate certificate in Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement (DDPE) prepares students for this difficult and rewarding work, focusing on the theories and processes of engaging publics around wicked problems. This program and may be counted toward the Master’s degree in communication studies. More information at http://global.k-state.edu/artsci/ddpe/ or contact Dr. Tim Shaffer here.
Beyond Communication Studies
Kansas State offers more than 30 graduate certificates that can be combined with the Communication Studies MA.