This certificate program allows students to develop the job skill employers consistently rate most important: effective communications. With an emphasis on written and verbal communications, students pursuing this certificate degree program can choose between focusing on general business or office administration. Students learn to present a professional image, develop problem-solving and decision-making skills, and understand the legal, ethical, and regulatory implications in any type of business environment.
The Business Communications Certificate degree program is designed to develop the skill set employers identify as most desirable – effective communication skills. Students build a foundation of effective written, oral, and presentation skills. Elective options within the program can then be tailored to meet students’ goals in areas ranging from marketing to computer applications.
The goals of the degree program are to prepare graduates to:
- Understand the legal, ethical and regulatory environments of business.
- Develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.
- Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
- Present a professional business image.
Graduates in the business communication program are poised for positions in office management or most any business environment.
Note: All salary estimations are based on current position and educational trends. Blue Ridge and The School of Business and Information Technology cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.