Prepare for a career in communications and public relations by learning essential written and verbal communication skills and theories, including interpersonal communication, working with diverse groups of people, conflict resolution, and audience analysis. You can earn a free certificate of completion for any of these online Communications courses, or use one of them to earn credit in leading college programs.

In our Communication courses, you will learn to:

  • employ strategies for conflict management;
  • apply techniques of critical listening, active listening, and constructive criticism as a listener and a speaker;
  • use audience analysis to improve your public speaking; and
  • develop messages using themes and images that connect with multicultural audiences.

  • Time: 56 hours
  • Free Certificate
This course will introduce you to communication principles, common communication practices and a selection of theories to better understand the communication transactions that you experience in your daily life.

  • Time: 92 hours
  • Free Certificate
Explore the elements of an effective speech and practice specific, performance-oriented aspects of public speaking.

  • Time: 43 hours
  • Free Certificate
This course will help prepare you to conduct public relations suitable for small start-up businesses, international companies, political campaigns, social programs, personal development, and other outreach projects.