Continuing and Professional Studies

Sharpen Your Skills. Advance Your Career.

Advance your career by sharpening the core skills that will take you to your next promotion or job opportunity. Enroll in one of our certificate programs and benefit from instruction taught by professionals across the globe who are expert leaders in their field. All courses run for four weeks and are 100% online, flexible, asynchronous, and self-paced.

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COMMUNICATION CERTIFICATES

Business Communication Certificate

Unlock the power of effective, professional communications with the dynamic Rutgers Business Communication Certificate! We designed this six-course program for early-career managers, supervisors, business owners, and entrepreneurs who want to convey ideas clearly and persuasively across diverse groups. Learn how to craft compelling messages, master the nuance of verbal and written communication, and hone your interpersonal skills for successful collaborations.

Earn the Business Comm Certificate by taking six four-week courses. Each one is 100% online, flexible, asynchronous, and self-paced, allowing you to learn on your schedule. Our internationally renowned team of experienced instructors blends real-world scenarios with interactive exercises, ensuring a hands-on learning experience that translates directly to your workplace.

Transform your communication style as you foster strong connections, build influential relationships, and accelerate your career trajectory. Elevate your business communication game—enroll in the Rutgers Business Communication Certificate program, earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and chart your successful future.


Public Relations Certificate

Become a master of influential communication with the leading-edge Rutgers Public Relations Certificate! We meticulously designed our six-course program for public relations professionals who want to strengthen their reputations and be more confident navigating the dynamic PR landscape successfully.

Earn the Rutgers Public Relations Certificate by taking six four-week courses. Each one is 100% online, flexible, asynchronous, and self-paced, allowing you to learn on your schedule. Our internationally renowned team of experienced instructors engages you in hands-on simulations, case studies, and collaborative projects to ensure the practical application of theoretical concepts. Delve into social media management, social media strategies, integrated marketing communication, smart PR measurement, advanced PR writing, ethics and the business of PR, and strategic public relations.

Elevate your expertise, build a robust professional network, and expand your diverse career opportunities. Enroll today—secure your PR certification, earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and become a certified public relations professional.


Crisis Communication and Reputation Management Certificate
NEW! Beginning April 2024

Navigate turbulent waters with confidence through our Crisis Communication and Reputation Management Certificate! In today's volatile business landscape, the ability to skillfully handle crises and safeguard your organization’s reputation is a non-negotiable asset. This comprehensive, six-month, online program includes six courses and two individual media coaching sessions.

Dive into real-world case studies, simulation exercises, and interactive workshops with our internationally renowned team of experienced instructors. Gain insights into crisis communication, crisis communication planning, crisis response strategies, communication during a crisis, media training, and risk and reputation management.

Whether you are a communication professional seeking specialization or an organizational leader committed to safeguarding brand equity, our program empowers you with the tools to thrive in high-stakes situations and emerge not just unscathed, but stronger. Secure your Crisis Communication and Reputation Management certification, earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and become a risk and reputation management professional—enroll today!


DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATES

Digital Asset Management Bronze Certificate

The certificate is ideal for individuals aiming to delve deeply and comprehensively into the facets of DAM while bolstering their skills in their existing DAM positions or preparing for their next career advancement.


NEW! Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Silver Certificate

The certificate is ideal for seasoned professionals in DAM and graduates of the DAM Bronze Certificate designed to provide a practical grounding in artificial intelligence (AI) fundamentals, strategy, and its application for DAM through the completion of three courses over 12 weeks.


Digital Asset Management Silver Certificate

Build your own certificate! The certificate is ideal for professionals who have completed the DAM Bronze Certificate and seasoned professionals seeking to create a personalized certificate by choosing from a menu of options; whether your interest is in GLAM to managing video assets, this certificate is designed for you by you. 


Advanced Creative Operations Silver Certificate
NEW! Beginning September 2024

A 12-week certificate led by three expert-led modules delves into the convergence of DAM, creative operations, and organizational workflows, demonstrating how they synergize to streamline business processes. It is ideal for seasoned professionals and graduates of the Bronze Certificate who aspire to refine crucial skills to future-proof their careers.


Registration Details

Programs with Continuing and Professional Studies are non-credit. Space is limited; register early to join the next cohort. To register, visit each individual program page.

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