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COMS 930. Seminar in Speech: _____. 1-4 Hours.

Special problems in speech. LEC.

Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies

The Communication Studies program offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Lawrence Campus. The program in Communication Studies at the University of Kansas is research intensive and primarily designed to train students for careers doing research and teaching in the field of human communication at institutions of higher education. More specifically, our graduate program expects students to focus on one of the department’s two primary areas of research, with a narrower focus on one or two of the subareas:

Graduate Certificate in Professional Workplace Communication

The 4-course, 12 credit hour Professional Workplace Communication Certificate takes you beyond the numbers to understand what  really  makes organizations tick – the everyday communication practices we too often take for granted.  Beyond emails, meetings and those informal hallway discussions, workplace communication is the hidden element within every organization that brings people and ideas together. It's the dimension of any workplace that explores the  human side of organizations  – and helps facilitate your career success.  You’ll learn how to craft messages, share information and build relationships in ways that create greater understanding--both internally and externally. Skills taught apply to communicating with internal peers, teams, managers, and leaders – as well as external stakeholders such as customers, vendors, partners, regulators, and media.