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Gain Skills for Any Position… Communication Can Take You Anywhere

Sinclair’s Communication department provides a comprehensive study of human and organizational communication. Our academic programs will expose you to the basics, as well as to advanced communication techniques, tools and philosophies. The skills you can gain through the certificate or degree programs will teach you the skills needed to transmit and receive messages more effectively in many different environments.

This program might be for you if:

  • You enjoy interacting with others in any variety of venues.
  • You would like to enhance your current communication techniques.
  • You are interested in learning more about the media and journalism.
  • You would like to gain new skills that will help you in every job position.

Communication is the study of interactions between people in interpersonal, small group, journalism, public speaking, organizational, and mass media (broadcasting) settings. Through careful course selection and internship experience, a program of study can be planned to satisfy your particular educational and career interests. Enhancing communication skills provides invaluable benefits for all students, regardless of major or career path.

Short-term Technical Certificate

Communication Specialist

Communication skills are critically important for everyone. Earning a professional communication certificate can be an important key to career success. Completion of the certificate will demonstrate to current and prospective employers that a student recognizes the importance of various communication skills and strategies in a variety of professional settings. The results of a 2011 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed verbal communication skills as the number one soft skill that employers sought.

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Professional Communication

Communication skills are critically important for everyone. Earning a professional communication certificate can be an important key to career success. Completion of the certificate will demonstrate to current and prospective employers that a student recognizes the importance of various communication skills and strategies in a variety of professional settings. The results of a 2011 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed verbal communication skills as the number one soft skill that employers sought in new college graduates looking to join their organizations.

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Degree Programs

Communication Studies - Associate of Arts

Communication is the study of interactions between people in interpersonal, small group, public speaking, organizational and mass-media settings. This degree can lead to successful transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate program. Through careful course selection, a program of study can be planned to satisfy a student's particular educational and career interests. Enhancing communication skills provides invaluable benefits for all students, regardless of major. Specific articulation agreements have been developed with Wright State University and the University of Dayton. See an academic advisor for appropriate course selection. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Multimedia Journalism - Associate of Arts

Communication is the study of interactions between people in interpersonal, small group, public speaking, organizational and mass-media settings. The Multimedia Journalism emphasis degree is a collaboration of the Communication, Journalism and Visual Communication programs. Multimedia journalism is presently the fastest growing area of journalism. It will also prove valuable for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate program to continue their studies in journalism or mass communication.

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Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in academic opportunities in communication fields, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: