College of Communication and Information
School of Communication Studies

About This Program

The Communication and Advocacy graduate certificate meets the growing opportunity to tackle emerging advocacy needs. Students learn to communicate with diverse allies across digital and physical platforms; engage and motivate audiences by clearly, consistently and creatively telling stories worth sharing; and approach advocacy challenges from health, organizational, intercultural, intergroup, global, mediated and persuasion contexts. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Social and community service managers

  • 17.0% much faster than the average
  • 175,500 number of jobs
  • $69,600 potential earnings

Public relations and fundraising managers

  • 9.2% much faster than the average
  • 88,000 number of jobs
  • $118,430 potential earnings

Advertising and promotions managers

  • -1.1% decline
  • 28,600 number of jobs
  • $133,460 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.