Online Communication Certificates

Take the Next Step in Your Career with an Online Graduate Certificate in Communication Studies

Are you looking to start a career in the communications industry? Do you need to strengthen your communication abilities for your current job? Do you want to gain specialized communication skills without the cost and commitment of a full-length master’s program?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Liberty University’s School of Communication and the Arts may have the program you’re looking for! With our online graduate certificates, you can further your education and gain marketable skills in a way that is fast, flexible, and affordable. Companies across every industry need people who have strong written and verbal communication skills, so getting a graduate certificate in this field can help you stand out to employers.

A graduate certificate program is a good option if you want to learn new skills in a relatively short period of time. It can also equip you with the knowledge you need to strengthen your résumé, start a new job, or get a promotion in your current career.

Concentrate Your Studies on the Skills You Need to Succeed with a Communication Certificate Online

At Liberty, we believe in the uniqueness of every individual. Because of that, we’ve designed our graduate certificate programs to let you focus on what you’re most passionate about. With our School of Communication and the Arts, you can choose from the following online communication certificate programs:

Graduate Certificate in Applied Communication Studies

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in organizational communication or mass media. Learn how to implement new business communication technologies that can help your company grow.

Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Communication

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to work in various professions. In this program, you’ll focus on topics like communication theory and practices, communication in Christian ministry, and organizational communication.

Graduate Certificate in Organizational Communication

With this certificate, you’ll learn how to create and implement effective communication strategies in the workplace. In particular, you will focus on the interactions that take place between people in professional organizations.

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication

This certificate includes courses in communication and conflict, media technologies and communication strategies, and strategic communication campaigns for the digital age that can help you develop skills applicable in business.

Graduate Certificate in Communication Strategies for Social Enterprise

This certificate can help you make a social impact by learning the fundamentals of design for social innovation and storytelling. Through this certificate program, you can learn how to use innovative communication methods to solve problems that impact the community.  

By earning a communication certificate, you can gain advanced skills without having to pursue a full master’s degree. Earn your online master’s certificate from Liberty and prepare to enter or go further in the exciting, growing field of communications.

If you have any questions or need assistance finding the right online graduate certificate, contact an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9596

Why Choose Liberty University’s Graduate Certificate Programs?

Our online graduate certificate programs can offer a fast-track to the knowledge you need to succeed as a biblically rooted leader in the field of communications. Our professors have real-world experience in communications, and they will help you gain skills that are highly sought after in many industries.

At Liberty, our goal is to help you gain an education in a way that fits your lifestyle. Our graduate certificate programs are 100% online, so you can study in the comfort of your own home or office. That way, you can focus on what really matters – your family, job, and home life – without having to attend on-campus classes.

Our faculty want to help you grow spiritually as well as academically and professionally, so your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview. Your professors can help you become a Champion for Christ in the workplace and teach you how to integrate your faith into the communications industry.

Our communications certificate programs online can help further your career and boost your communication skills without costing you as much time or money as a traditional degree. If you want to enhance your education and experience in a cost-effective manner, Liberty’s graduate certificates offer excellent alternatives to a full master’s degree.

What Can You Do with a Graduate Certificate in Communications?

With our online communications certificate, you’ll be equipped to enter a variety of exciting new jobs or to advance further in your current career. Some of the positions you may qualify for include: 

  • Advertising manager
  • Communication specialist
  • Customer relationship specialist
  • Human resources manager
  • Marketing consultant
  • Promotions coordinator
  • Public relations manager
  • Sales account executive
  • Social media manager


With Liberty’s state-of-the-art training, you can learn cutting-edge technologies that can help you succeed in the competitive field of communications and digital media. Join us and gain an affordable, quality education that will help you take the next step in your career.

What Are the Benefits of Earning an Online Graduate Certificate from Liberty?

Our online graduate certificate programs offer students great benefits:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online graduate certificate from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • The majority of tuition for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 9 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 

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Military Benefits for Communication Certificate Students

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)