Program Description

This certificate has been designed to blend communication course content with Criminal Justice Studies program content to develop professional communication skills, which employer surveys indicate are highly needed.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in a variety of contexts and with a variety of receivers
  • Write effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes

Courses

The Professional Communication - Criminal Justice Certificate is a 15 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

COMMUNICATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONALS 3.00
REPORT DOCUMENTATION 3.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 3.00
SPEECH 3.00
TECHNICAL REPORTING 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 2 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.