Press Politics Certificate

Press Politics

This certificate is a 15-hour program for students who are interested in pursuing a career in politics, media, political commentary, journalism, campaign management and messaging, lobbying, or other related fields. Graduates with this certificate will have practice in political reporting, political communication, and an understanding of political behavior as it is impacted by mediated messages.

Admission to the Press Politics certificate is not dependent on admission to a degree program. This certificate is marketed to both matriculating and non-matriculating students.

Program requirements (15 hours)
  1. COM 550(3), COM 552(3); PLS 316(3) or PLS 317(3)
  2. Select 6 additional hours of electives in consultation with certificate advisor from: COM 309(3), COM 379(3), JRN 270(3), JRN 478(3), MED 580(3)
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.