Professional Communication Certificate

Program Number: 97-801-2
School Year: 2015-2016
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend

Program Description

This certificate promotes professional communication strategies and processes in the workplace. Communication skills are core among key skill sets employers seek, and while traditionally considered the "soft skills", strong communication skills and competencies strengthen an employee's value to the company.

For further information regarding the Professional Communication Agreement, please contact Shannon Zupke, Administrative Assistant in General Education at 920-929-2113 or Dr. Jennifer Lanter, Dean of General Education at 920-924-3163.

Approximate Costs


  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Fall/Spring Semester

  • $128.40 per credit (resident)
  • $192.60 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

  • Career Opportunities

    • •Improve/upgrade employment opportunities.

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Number Title Crs
    Term 1
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    106-111 Business Communications 3
    106-113 Business Publications 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    801-141 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
    801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
     - OR - 
    801-198 Speech 3
    801-197 Technical Reporting 3
    Total 19

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    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.