Graduate Certificates

Application Deadlines

June 1 (for Fall admission); November 1 (for Winter admission); April 1 (Spring admission)


The department's graduate certificates are committed to research and scholarship in regard to the interrelations of theory, practice, research, experience, strategy and ethics. Our graduate certificate programs allow students to gain additional expertise without taking on an additional degree.

The department offers graduate certificates in Communication and New Media, Health Communication and Risk and Crisis Communication.

For more information about the program, please refer to the navigation above or download the M.A. and G.C. Handbook. The projected rotation of graduate courses and other resources are available at the Forms and Resources page.

Wayne State University provides gainful employment disclosures for all of its graduate certificate programs. Read the university's gainful employment disclosure for Communication and New Media and Health Communication.