M.S. in Global Strategic Communications + Graduate Conflict Resolution Certificate

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This combined program is offered in partnership with the School of Communication + Journalism and in 2019 ranked "Best Certification and Degree Combination" and “Most Accelerated“

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About M.S. in Global Strategic Communications + Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building Program

This program offers students the opportunity to obtain a master’s degree in Global Strategic Communications with a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building. This combined program provides students an value-added opportunity to acquire the skills and techniques necessary to effectively communicate and manage conflict within various settings and global markets. Students are required to complete 30 credit hours to obtain the dual degree and can be completed in 12 months. Learn more about M.S. in GSC and how to apply

Certificate Requirements

Total of 18 credits to earn certificate.

Two Required Core Courses (6 credits):

These classes are required to earn the certificate and also count as electives toward the 30 credits required to earn the M.S. in Global Strategic Communications

LBS 5465 Mediation Techniques (certificate capstone)
LBS 5485 Fundamentals of Conflict Resolution

Four Electives from List (12 credits):

Classes on this list count as electives and satisfy the 18 credits required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Consensus Building.

MMC 6213Ethics and Social Responsibility
MMC 6402 Theories of Mass Communication
PUR 5476 Change Management
PUR 6477 Strategic Facilitation
PUR 6607 Global Strategic Communication Management
LBS 5488Organizational Conflict and Dispute Resolution Systems

Program Contacts:

Dr. Judith Bernier or Johanna Hodgson, Center of Labor Research and Studies

Dr. Raquel Perez, School of Communication + Journalism raqperez@fiu.edu