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Online Communications CoursesMany communications professionals find employment in public relation firms, broadcast media outfits, publications, advertising agencies, educational services companies, government agencies, communications firms and financial institutions. If you have a way with words or enjoy communicating with other people, then a career in communications might be the right one for you. As a communications specialist, you are expected to leverage your expertise in communications to write press releases, build a favourable corporate image of clients, correspond with concerned agencies, and create human interest stories.

Subjects and topics included in an online communications certificate program curriculum include grant writing, business communications, workplace advocacy, internal communications, social issues, organizational change, publications or Web design, speechwriting, speech communication, conflict management, print, broadcast, and new media.

Long hours and a stressful workload go with the job of a communications specialist, however it can be a very challenging and a financially rewarding profession. According to a 2007 survey commissioned by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, public relations specialists earned a median annual income of $49,800 while communications supervisors and managers averaged an annual wage of $94,620.

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  1. School: University of California, Irvine - The University of Illinois at Chicago offers a course in Social Media Marketing in the 21st century. Social Media Marketing in the 21st Century course is part of the Social Media and Web 2.0 Specialized Studies. This program in this university explores social networking, and how companies ...
  2. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - Knowing effective Interpersonal and Relational Communication is important. There are different ways of interacting with different people as they have different personalities as well. Thanks to University of Nebraska at Kearney, people can now study further the various effective methods of inter-r...
  3. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - The graduate program, Motor Speech Disorders offered by the University of Nebraska at Kearney. helps students understand the nature of motor speech disorders. It also assists them in diagnosing the condition as well as creating the appropriate treatment. By completing this program, student...
  4. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - Voice disorders, a course offered by the University of Nebraska at Kearney, helps students understands the different kinds of voice disorders, their causes, and their treatments. With an in-depth understanding of the condition, the course determines the different of voice loss and voice di...
  5. School: University of Nebraska at Kearney - Speech and Hearing are two very important senses of humans. There are a lot of specific and small parts of the senses that cannot even be seen by bare eyes. However, there are also things that are not physical, but need to be analyzed in different aspects. With the help of the University of Nebra...
  6. School: New Jersey Institute of Technology / NJIT - Communication is always changing and improving, keeping up with the latest updates on communication is not as easy as it appears to be. New Jersey Institute of Technology offers the perfect course for those who would want to know the latest skills and techniques in communication. NJIT offers Adva...
  7. School: University of Phoenix - This course aims to understand and analyze the diversity issues that arise in the field of communication. This course serves the purpose of identifying barriers to effective communication process given the differences between the people. This course explores different factors that are associated ...
  8. School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Friday Center - Mass Communication Education in the Secondary School (JOMC 602) teaches the students to learn how to teach journalism among high school students. This requires a special skill because high school students have particularities and characteristics that must be factored in. High School is a time whe...