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Digital Communication (Certificate)

The graduate certificate in Digital Communication provides both continuing education for professionals in communication fields such as advertising, journalism, media studies, and public relations, and also skills training in contemporary digital technology for communication professionals. This six course (24 credit hour) interdisciplinary certificate will help students understand how digital technology has affected communication practices across a range of subjects and disciplines, develop new technological practices that reflect changes in the field across a range of communication subjects, identify ethical perspectives and evaluate the ethical dimensions of digital technology and practice, and evaluate professional-level communication skills and technological practices in order to become better communicators in digital environments.​

Course Requirements

​*Topics must be approved by graduate program director.

**With prior approval of the graduate program director, the additional elective course may come from other areas within the College of Communication, the College of Computing and Digital Media, or from relevant areas in other colleges at DePaul.



This graduate certificate program is approved as a Gainful Employment Program through the US Department of Education and is, therefore, eligible for Federal Student Aid. Find more information at  co​​​​