Jul 30, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Applied Communication(Social Media) Graduate Certificate Program (Online)


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Graduate Program Chair

Viera Lorencova, PhD

Program Objectives

The Applied Communication Studies Certificate Program is designed to provide knowledge and skills for the effective development and management of communications media operations within business, industry, government, and health services.

Admissions Standards and Criteria

To apply for enrollment in the Applied Communication Studies Certificate Program, a student must submit documents as outlined in the graduate admissions section. The program seeks to serve qualified individuals with a B.S./B.A. or M.S./M.A. degree in Communications Media and/or other related disciplines.

  • MAT/GRE/GMAT exams not required

Certificate of Achievement

Students must complete the 15 credit hours of required course work in Applied Communication. These courses may be applied to the M.S. in Applied Communication, Social Media Studies concentration.

Program of Study


The Applied Communication Studies Certificate Program consists of three required courses and 2 approved electives:

Total for Certificate 15 cr.


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