Communication | Waukesha County Technical College

Communication

12-credit Technical Certificate

Program Code 40-801-CA

Develop strong written and verbal communication skills, essential to success in a wide range of industries. Learn the fundamentals of effective presentations, accurate technical documentation and the writing process (research, planning, organizing and editing).

How Long It Will Take

Students can complete this program in one semester.

Start Date

You can begin this program in the fall or spring semester.

How This Program Is Offered

This is offered on campus in a traditional classroom/lab setting.

What Makes This Program Unique

  • Many associate degree programs already include courses needed to complete this certificate. In some cases, just one additional course is required to earn the credential.

Courses You'll Take

For the courses you’ll take, semester sequence, pathways and course descriptions, view the program catalog page.

Financial Aid Eligibility

This certificate does not qualify for financial aid. To qualify for most federal financial aid, a student must be enrolled in a technical diploma or associate degree program. Questions? Contact your program advisor.

Cost

The cost of your certificate depends on the number of total credits. Learn more about tuition and fees.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may have the opportunity to obtain credit for the college-level skills and knowledge you've already acquired. Learn more about credit for prior learning.

How to Get Started

  • Prospective certificate students do not need to complete an application for admission to WCTC.
  • First semester students may register during Open Registration for General Public.
  • Prerequisite and program restrictions may apply.
  • After the start of their first class, students must declare their intent to complete a certificate.
  • Certificate students are eligible to receive priority registration for their second semester.

 

Transfer Options

High School Dual Credits

Dual enrollment offers high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to get a head start in high-demand fields through earning college credits. Learn about the credit options.

 

Other Educational Opportunities