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Professional Communication

Certificate
Metropolitan Community College
100% FULLY ONLINE
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Annual In-State Tuition (NE)
$1,984
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$2,976
100% FULLY ONLINE
Average Program Length
1 year
Total Credits
31
Annual In-State Tuition (NE)
$1,984
Annual Out-of-State Tuition
$2,976
Earn your Professional Communication degree online

As an online student you can expect the same level of instruction as campus learners. The coursework is equally challenging, and taught by the same college faculty who you can typically interact with by phone, text, email, or online chat.


The certificate or degree that you receive will be the exact same as those granted to campus learners and will not reflect that you obtained your education online.

Careers in Communications
A communications degree teaches the fundamentals of effective communication through speech, print media, social media, and mass media. Students will learn the role of media and its impact on society and culture. Employers are looking for “blended digital professionals” who can adapt their communication skills to the needs of their business. An understanding of communications is one of the most sought after skills for leadership and managerial positions according to a report on in-demand foundational skills by Burning Glass Technologies. Career options include corporate content creator, digital advertising specialist, and public relations associate.
Annual Tuition Breakdown
For Nebraska Residents
In-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$64
Credits
31
Annual Tuition Total
$1,984
For Nonresidents
Out-of-State Tuition
Cost per Credit
$96
Credits
31
Annual Tuition Total
$2,976
Frequently Asked Questions
What is College Collective?

College Collective is a directory of low-cost, fully-online degrees offered by community colleges around the country. Created by a team of higher education experts and technologists, we are a free resource for learners seeking to further their education and advance their careers. Community colleges do not pay to be listed in College Collective.


What is a certificate?

A certificate is a postsecondary credential granted in a specific field of study. Students typically complete certificate programs within six months to a year. Certificates validate one’s knowledge and skills when applying to jobs, and some credits may be used to transfer to degree programs at the same or another institution.

What do I need to be successful in earning my degree online?

A reliable internet connection and a personal computer.

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About This College
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Metropolitan Community College
Established in 1971, Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a public community college in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Accreditation
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Higher Learning Commission
Founded in 1895, the Higher Learning Commission is the U.S. Department of Education’s regional accreditor for postsecondary education institutions in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Its headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois.