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Contemporary Communications, Graduate Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Contemporary Communications Certificate is intended as an introductory certificate to prepare students for work in a rapidly changing, information-driven workplace. Students will develop skills in research, analysis, writing, graphic presentation of material, and the use of technology as a tool for communication.

This certificate program is interdisciplinary and draws upon the expertise and knowledge of several departments within the University. Many of the courses in this certificate can also be applied towards several other certificates and degrees offered by UMass Lowell.

Accreditation

Academic Accreditation and Professional Memberships

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Business Writing
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Essay Writing for English Majors
  • Journalism
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Website Development: Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Exploring the Internet
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Media and Politics Around the World
  • Marketing Principles
  • E-Commerce on the Web
  • Computer Ethics
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Graphics for Multimedia and the World Wide Web

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Per credit-contact hr. -$575

Living costs for Lowell

  • 1130 - 2350 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Financial aid consists of grants, scholarships, loans, student employment, waivers, reimbursement programs, and other financial arrangements. Students must be matriculated in an eligible degree or certificate program and be enrolled in courses required for that program.

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