Data and Communication, Certificate

Data driven decisions, data-based strategies, and digital storytelling are essential skills for communication professionals. This certificate combines courses from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication with the School of Information Science. This flexible online program was created for professionals who want to update their skills.

Certificate Requirements (12 hours)

Core Courses (9 hours)

Course Title Credits
ISCI 709Fundamentals of Data and Digital Communications3
or JOUR 709 Fundamentals of Data and Digital Communications
JOUR 705Strategic Communications Principles3
Data-Select one of the following:3
Knowledge Discovery Techniques
Data Visualization
Other approved courses
Total Credit Hours9

Elective (3 hours)

Course Title Credits
Select one 3-credit elective (must be approved by an advisor)3
Total Credit Hours3