Get a Communication Certificate

Are you interested in learning about communication? In this part-time Communication Certificate Course you will receive a comprehensive introduction to communication, and will develop the skills that you need to become a more effective communicator in your personal and professional life.

We rely on communication to get through our day to day lives: communicating well can help us to excel in our careers and to build stronger relationships. This course will help you to develop a solid foundation of effective communication, and will cover topics such as: ethics and communication, communication in business and leadership, group and mass communication, intercultural communication, managing miscommunication, and so much more.

What Happens in the Communication Certificate Course

The Communication Certificate Course is an online learning program with recommended readings from the textbook (IAP Career College Guide to Communication). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

This part-time Communication Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.

The Communication Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course.

Course Topics

The Communication Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Communication Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College).

What is Communication?

  • Why Communication is Important
  • History of Communication
  • About this Course

Communication Basics

  • Communication Models
  • Forms of Communication
  • Types of Communication Channels
  • Messaging

Ethics and Communication

  • What is Ethical Communication?
  • Why Ethics Matter
  • Basic Principles of Ethical Communication

Culture and Communication

  • What is Culture
  • Language and Culture: The Role Culture Plays in Creating Meaning
  • Intercultural Communication

 Intrapersonal Communication Skills

  • How Perception Impacts Communication
  • The Self and Communication

Interpersonal Communication Skills

  • Listening
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
  • Building Relationships
  • Writing Skills
  • Analytic Skills
  • Technical Skills

Business Communication

  • Communicating in Groups and Teams
  • Leadership Communication
  • Business Communication Skills

Public and Mass Communication

  • Public Speaking
  • Mass Communication

Managing Miscommunication

  • Barriers to Effective Communication
  • Sender-Oriented Barriers to Communication
  • Receiver-Oriented Barriers to Communication
  • Channel Oriented Barriers to Communication
  • Communication and Conflict

What Is Included in the Communication Certificate Course

This all-inclusive Communication Certificate Course Online package includes:

  • Registration for the Communication Certificate Course Online
  • Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance
  • Textbook: IAP Career College Guide to Communication (e-book edition)
  • Downloadable Communication Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
  • (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
  • (Optional) 2024 membership in the IAPO International Organization of Business Professionals for only $2.99 per month

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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from over 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.

Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.

SUMMER SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Communication Certificate Course is priced as only $149.00 for the July 22, 2024 course.

Register today for the Communication Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Communication Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.

If the course is full, please email support@iapcollege.com to be notified when a new course date is scheduled.

To ensure your complete satisfaction all certificate courses are backed by our full 100% money back guarantee.

Communication and Your Career

Are you looking to enter a communication-centered career? Do you have the technical know-how to excel in your work, but want to hone your communication skills? Or, are you looking to enhance your communication skills to improve your professional and personal life?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place! Fostering effective communication skills is essential no matter your career aspirations. In fact, several studies cite strong communication as one of the most sought after skills by employers.

High demand for strong communication skills in the workplace is not surprising. Whether you are collaborating with coworkers, working on a team project, chatting with customers and clients, or managing employees, you need to be able to communicate well to get things done. Being able to communicate exceptionally well will afford you opportunities to advance in your career and excel in whatever you do.

If you hope to enter a communication-centered career such as public relations, human resources, sales and marketing, or copywriting and content creation (to name just a few), this communication certificate course is a great place to start. Along with a thorough introduction to communication basics, this course will help you hone skills such as conflict management, intercultural communication, negotiation and persuasion, communicating ethically, and more.

If IAP Career College has the course that you are looking to take, take it. I hesitated between several career colleges prior and choosing IAP was the best decision I had made. In 4 months, I had already completed 2 certifications and those won’t be my last. It gives you clear insights on the program you wish to learn and the schedule is adaptable to your lifestyle.
Nicole Buenaventura, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Why Get a Certificate?

How can you benefit with a certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College)?

A certificate from the International Association of Professions Career College may give you:

  • Respect as a professional
  • A competitive advantage when marketing your services
  • A sense of achievement and confidence
  • A credential for your resume when applying for jobs
  • Assurance to clients of your professionalism
  • Evidence of your expertise
  • Higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Certificates: A fast track to careers)

With the International Association of Professions Career College, you can earn a certificate online more quickly and affordably than many other educational options.

Why Choose IAP Career College?

The International Association of Professions Career College (also known as IAP Career College) aims to offer the finest in affordable online certificate programs for dream careers.

The textbooks for most of our courses were developed by our parent company, the leading online publisher of career guide books on how to get started in a dream career, with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our guides have been used as textbooks for more than a decade, and you can find them in the career centers and library collections of many famed colleges and universities – from the University of Texas to the Fashion Institute of Technology – as well as in numerous public libraries in cities from Vancouver to New York.

It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other certificate programs. When we discovered online courses based on old editions of our career guides costing over $1,000.00, we knew it was time to offer our own online certificate programs.

Now, the leader in online career guides for dream careers, along with a team of respected academics, have created online certificate programs through IAP Career College, allowing you to study and earn a certificate from the comfort of your own home.

Established online in 1999, the parent company of IAP Career College (known as FabJob) is an award-winning organization named “the #1 place to get published online” by Writer’s Digest. Our company and career guides have been featured in media ranging from ABC to Oprah’s newsletter and respected news sites ranging from CNN to the Wall Street Journal online.

We continue this tradition of excellence in online career education with the International Association of Professions Career College. Each of our career certificate programs has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.

We invite you to learn more about the online certificate courses we offer you by visiting our Certificate Courses page. We are also happy to answer any of your questions to help you decide whether an online certificate course from the International Association of Professions Career College is right for you.

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    Are you looking to enter a communication-centered career? Do you have the technical know-how to excel in your work, but want to hone your communication skills? Or, are you looking to enhance your communication skills to improve your professional and personal life? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place! Fostering effective communication skills is essential no matter your career aspirations. In fact, several studies cite strong communication as one of the most sought after skills by employers. If you hope to enter a communication-centered career such as public relations, human resources, sales and marketing, or copywriting and content creation (to name just a few), this communication certificate course is a great place to start. Along with a thorough introduction to communication basics, this course will help you hone skills such as conflict management, intercultural communication, negotiation and persuasion, communicating ethically, and more.
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  • What is the Communication Certificate Course?
    In IAP Career College’s part-time online Communication Certificate Course, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to effective communication. You will learn how to communicate better in both your professional and personal life, and discover career paths that will help you to make use of your communication skills. You will receive a Communication Certificate when you complete this course. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
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