Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership

Gain the practical and theoretical skills essential to navigating diverse leadership contexts with the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership in the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple. Acquire the cultural awareness and strategic competence to develop and manage collaboration within your organization.

The 12-credit Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership graduate certificate is ideal for individuals aspiring to leadership positions, as well as those who currently hold leadership positions and want to increase their ability to

  • deal with cross-cultural conflicts,

  • manage diverse teams and

  • make responsible decisions.

An online format provides students flexibility in how they access resources, submit assignments, and balance their studies with job constraints and personal responsibilities. 

Program Format & Curriculum

The 12-credit Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership graduate certificate is an online program of study that can be completed over two years of full- or part-time study. There are no prerequisites, and courses can be taken in any order. 

The following are required courses for this program.

  • Communicating Organizational Leadership

  • Cross-Cultural Leadership

  • Leadership in Crises and Conflict Management

  • Leading Diverse Teams

Learn more about admissions requirements for the Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership Graduate Certificate.

Path to a Master’s Degree

Once completed, the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross-Cultural Leadership can satisfy 12 credits of the 31-credit Master of Science in Communication Management degree. The GRE requirement for that master’s program would also be waived.

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Career Opportunities

The Lew Klein College of Media and Communication’s Career Services offers specialized, career-related programming exclusively to Klein College students. Klein Connect, our exclusive internship and job portal, is accessible to current students, alumni and employers. Through Klein Connect, you can complete a student profile; upload a résumé; and apply for job listings posted daily in a variety of areas including

  • advertising,
  • graphic/web design,
  • journalism,
  • marketing,
  • media and production,
  • public relations, and
  • social media.

Learn more about the current job opportunities available through Klein Connect.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Graduate Certificate offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2021–2022 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,078.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,441.00 per credit

Learn more about our tuition and fees.

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