Communication Education - Graduate CertificatePage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/geprograms/communication_education_gc.html
Designed for individuals interested in teaching at technical and community colleges. Minnesota and many other states have a standard requirement that community and technical college faculty must hold a master’s degree and a minimum of 16 credit hours in-discipline. This graduate certificate provides a means for anyone who holds a master’s in another discipline but also wishes to teach in speech communication/communication studies.
18-credit online program
CMST 633 Communication for Professionals (3)
Restricted Electives Teaching Choose 3 - 6 Credit(s).
If a student takes both CMST 602 and CMST 605, only 9 credits are required in the Theory & Practice Category.
CMST 602 Communication Pedagogy (3)
CMST 605 Teaching Communication Studies Online (3)
Theory & Practice Choose 9 - 12 Credit(s).
12 credits are required unless a student takes both CMST 602 and CMST 605 in the Teaching category.
CMST 515 Topics in Rhetoric and Culture (1-3)
CMST 535 Forensics Pedagogy (3)
CMST 545 Conflict Management (3)
CMST 550 NFL-Pedagogy (1-3)
CMST 551 NFL-Introduction to Debate (1-3)
CMST 552 NFL-Advanced Debate (1-3)
CMST 553 NFL-Basics in Forensics (1-3)
CMST 554 NFL-Introduction to Interpretation (1-3)
CMST 555 NFL-Forensics Theory and Practice I (1-3)
CMST 556 NFL-Forensics Theory and Practice II (1-3)
CMST 557 NFL-Forensics Theory and Practice III (1-3)
CMST 620 Modern Rhetorical Criticism (3)
CMST 621 Advanced Interpersonal Communication (3)
Gainful Employment Program Information
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