Grad. Certificate In Human Services Communication
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total
Next Start Date
May 17, 2021
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Enrich Your Career by Earning a Communication for Human Services Certificate Online

Our online Graduate Certificate in Communication for Human Services provides the training and foundational knowledge you need to pursue a variety of career opportunities. You can apply insight gained through this program to the study of human behavior so you can positively impact the well-being of those you serve and lead.

In this program, you will learn about theories from disciplines like psychology, theology, interpersonal communications, multicultural issues, and group dynamics. You will also apply these theories to communication in the human services marketplace. By focusing on the communication aspect of everyday relationships, our graduate certificate in human services communication can prepare you to excel in communication, service, and ministry.

Why Choose Liberty’s Communication for Human Services Graduate Certificate Program?

We aim to live out Christ-like characteristics and use the power of faith and education to transform the world. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ, which is why we designed our Graduate Certificate in Communication for Human Services program to help you integrate biblical principles into your professional life.

Whether you are currently working in human services or are looking to start a new career, our communication for human services certificate program can help you stand out as a Christ-centered, ethical, and value-driven professional. This certificate is designed to enhance your conflict resolution and communication skills. Whether you work in human development and family studies, social work, services administration, or the general field of human services, this certificate program can teach you skills applicable to your profession. 

This 9-credit-hour program is ideal for experienced professionals and entry-level workers alike. Enjoy graduate-level instruction without committing to a lengthy degree program. If you’re in search of a respected human services certificate program online from a regionally accredited university, our Graduate Certificate in Communication for Human Services may be for you.

What Will You Learn in Our Graduate Communication for Human Services Certificate Program?

Our graduate communication for human services certificate offers you training in current communication theories and recent trends in communication. This training can help you better understand the role communication plays in both ministry and professional settings. Through 3 in-depth communication classes, you can learn how to interact with individuals in a variety of settings. When you understand communication, you can better lead and inspire people in your job, ministry, and personal life.

Required Courses

  • COMS 520 – Communication Theory and Practices
  • COMS 542 – Communication in Christian Ministry
  • STCO 622 – Organizational Communication Theory and Practice
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Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Online Graduate Certificate in Communication for Human Services

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online certificate from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.

  • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 6 years – and counting.
  • You can complete our online graduate certificate program in communication for human services in 1 semester!

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Military Benefits

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

Admission Requirements for Our Online Graduate Certificate in Communication for Human Services

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**Please note: You cannot be accepted into this program until Liberty has your official transcripts.