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Harvard University

9 programs + -

Harvard University is a private institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. This Ivy League school is the oldest higher education institution in the country and has the largest endowment of any school in the world.

Master’s Degree

Digital Media Design

Develop the skills needed to design engaging and effective digital media, and explore the artistic and technical aspects of creating interactive systems. Through the graduate program in digital media design you gain an understanding and application of the latest tools in the communication portfolio, such as web design, video, and still photography.

International Relations

Gain critical insight into today’s pressing global issues and a deep understanding of the factors influencing relationships between nation-states and supranational organizations. Through the master’s degree in international relations you gain an understanding of the perspectives and implications of global issues, such as poverty, genocide, armed conflict, terrorism, and human rights.

Literature and Creative Writing

Cultivate your skills in creative writing and literary analysis through close study of fiction, screenplays, theatrical works, and poetry. Through a range of literature courses, writing exercises, and collaborative peer review, you learn tools and techniques to strengthen your craft.

Journalism

Gain the writing and reporting skills necessary for success as a journalist in the digital age. Through the graduate degree in journalism you gain mastery of the latest reporting, writing, and technical skills for traditional and digital mediums.

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Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

Certificate

Marketing Management Certificate

Gain the tools and techniques you need to engage audiences and inspire action in today’s complex, multi-channel landscape. Through this professional graduate certificate, you build skills in strategy, research and analysis, and integrated marketing communications to help you position your organization—and yourself.

Business Communication Certificate

Learn to deliver clear, concise, and convincing messaging to advance ideas, build consensus, and resolve conflict. By earning this professional graduate certificate, you can sharpen your communication skills, build your confidence, and gain an advantage in the workplace.

Central Challenges of American National Security, Strategy and the Press: An Introduction

How can Iran be stopped from getting a nuclear bomb—negotiations, sanctions, or military action? As a participant in this course, you will advise the president in deciding whether, and how, the U.S. should act. Once you’ve made your assessment, you will move on to wrestle with other scenarios preoccupying policy makers.

Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress

Part of the Executive Education Online Leadership Series at Harvard Kennedy School, a series of unique online programs where participants work in groups, engage in live classes and office hours, and complete assignments by applying the concepts and frameworks they learn to their own organizations.

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Columbia University

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Columbia University has three undergraduate schools: Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and the School of General Studies. This Ivy League, private school guarantees students housing for all four years on campus in Manhattan’s Morningside Heights neighborhood in New York City.

Master’s Degree

Strategic Communications

The 16-month program focuses on the critical thinking, analysis, and practical skills essential to developing and implementing communications strategies that advance an organization’s goals and mission. The program is offered on an executive education schedule, combining on-site Saturday courses, two four-day residencies, and two Saturday and Sunday weekends.

Course

Globalization: Strategies for Your Enterprise

This program will enhance your understanding of these alternative perspectives. It will analyze the underlying forces that have led to globalization, and identify its effects, particularly in developing countries – when and why it has had the adverse effects that its critics claim, and when and why it has had the positive effects that its proponents argue for.

Media Platforms and Content: Navigating Today’s Media Landscape

This program is designed for media professionals who want to better understand – in order to continue to compete within – the changing media industry. In Media Platforms and Content (Online): Navigating Today’s Media Landscape, Professor Miklos Sarvary will examine the businesses of the major media game changers – like Google and Facebook.

Certificate

New Media Engineering

The Certification of Professional Achievement in New Media Engineering is ideal for students who want to deepen their fundamental knowledge at the graduate level by completing 4 specified courses in the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department.

Business

Established at Columbia University in 1996, the Business Certificates are ideal for individuals seeking a foundation in business fundamentals, such as those who plan to pursue an MBA and professionals who want to enhance their knowledge in a specific area of business.

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Stanford University

4 programs + -

The sunny campus of Stanford University is located in California’s Bay Area, about 30 miles from San Francisco. The private institution stresses a multidisciplinary combination of teaching, learning, and research, and students have many opportunities to get involved in research projects.

Course

Hybrid Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

Certificate

IATA Aviation Management

The Stanford – IATA Aviation Management Certification Program combines the curriculum from the award-winning Stanford Advanced Project Management certificate program with that of IATA’s Training and Development Institute, the leading provider of global aviation education solutions.

Communication Systems Graduate Certificate

The Communication Systems Graduate Certificate offers a course of study in the digital and packet-based technologies on which modern communications systems are built.

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University of Chicago

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The University of Chicago, situated in Chicago’s Hyde Park community, offers a rich campus life in a big-city setting. Since 1987, the private institution has hosted the University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt, a four-day event that is regarded as the largest scavenger hunt in the world.

Course

Internet Giants: The Law and Economics of Media Platforms

Engage with the stories of major legal battles that have defined how we experience the internet today. See the memos, cases, and briefs between major corporations like Microsoft and Google, and learn how law has shaped the technology and media platforms of our modern age.

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Duke University

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Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University is a private institution that has liberal arts and engineering programs for undergraduates. The Duke Blue Devils sports teams have a fierce rivalry with the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill Tar Heels and are best known for their outstanding men’s basketball program.

Certificate

Digital Media and Marketing

The online, self-paced Digital Media and Marketing Certificate is designed for individuals ready to expand their skill set in today’s internet driven market. Students can study the real-time curriculum online, watch streaming video lessons, and learn the valuable and actionable skills necessary to be competitive online from the industry’s most respected authors, speakers, and consultants.

Business Communication

This self-paced, online certificate is designed for students looking to enhance their writing style, format and grammar in the business environment. The student will learn to communicate clearly and concisely from a curriculum designed to teach persuasive and critical writing in the workplace.

Course

Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

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University of Pennsylvania

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Founded by Benjamin Franklin, the University of Pennsylvania is a private institution in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Students can study in one of four schools that grant undergraduate degrees: Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Wharton.

Course

Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.

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Johns Hopkins University

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Johns Hopkins University is a private institution in Baltimore, Maryland, that offers a wide array of academic programs in the arts, humanities, social and natural sciences, and engineering disciplines. The Hopkins Blue Jays men’s lacrosse team is consistently dominant in the NCAA Division I; other sports teams at Hopkins compete at the Division III level.

Master’s Degree

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (Division of Public Safety Leadership

Public safety professionals nationwide can take advantage of a newly modified 36-credit online version of the Division of Public Safety Leadership’s nationally recognized face-to-face organizational leadership program that, until now, has only been offered at The Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.

MA in Science Writing

The innovative Hopkins degree is based on the belief that today’s successful science writers require a working knowledge of diverse skills, from journalism and communication to multimedia and the literary arts. Students focus first on journalistic and creative writing and editing techniques to craft enticing, understandable prose for digital or print venues.

MA in Communication

The Johns Hopkins MA in Communication provides a cutting-edge curriculum that integrates digital technology with innovative strategic communication and strong writing skills. The program offers concentrations in public and media relations, political communication, health communication, digital communication, corporate/non-profit communication, and applied research in communication.

Certificate

Certificate in Science Writing

The innovative Hopkins degree is based on the belief that today’s successful science writers require a working knowledge of diverse skills, from journalism and communication to multimedia and the literary arts. Students focus first on journalistic and creative writing and editing techniques to craft enticing, understandable prose for digital or print venues.

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Nonprofit Management is a fully on-line, accredited graduate program designed to sharpen your analytical and management skills, whether you are assuming a leadership role in a nonprofit, aspiring to one, or hoping to gain a greater understanding of an important and vibrant sector with which you interact frequently.

Certificate in Applied Research in Communication

The Certificate in Applied Research for Communication is for students who are working in or pursuing a wide variety of jobs. For example, a Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research at a public relations firm may manage studies that help communication clients identify target audiences, set campaign objectives, create messages, and identify channels.

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Northwestern University

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Northwestern University is a private school in Evanston, Ill., about 30 minutes outside of Chicago. Undergraduate students have more than 70 options for majors or can design their own non-traditional degree program.

Master’s Degree

Integrated Marketing Communications Graduate Program

The Medill IMC Online program, supported by Northwestern University School of Professional Studies, provides students with the skills to connect and engage with customers and stakeholders across all platforms, and build measurable strategies to grow brands with an emphasis on an analytic approach in an increasingly digital environment.

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Cornell University

10 programs + -

Cornell University, a private school in Ithaca, New York, has 14 colleges and schools. Each admits its own students, though every graduate receives a degree from Cornell University. The university has more than 1,000 student organizations on campus.

Certificate

New Media Marketing for the Hospitality Professional

Marketing encompasses the various ways you communicate, differentiate, and reinforce your hospitality brand promise to potential customers. The world of new media hospitality marketing is opening doors no one knew existed, driving customer engagement, feedback, and endorsements faster than ever. Become an expert now or get left behind.

Master Certificate in Hospitality Management: Focus on Hospitality Marketing and Hotel Revenue Mgmt

The hospitality business has myriad moving parts. A Master Certificate in Hospitality Management provides the essential skills you need to put the pieces together so things run like a well-oiled machine. Develop the technical expertise and broad, strategic focus needed to become a top-level hospitality manager.

Master Certificate in Hospitality Management: Focus on Hospitality Marketing and Financial Mgmt

The hospitality business has myriad moving parts. A Master Certificate in Hospitality Management provides the essential skills you need to put the pieces together so things run like a well-oiled machine. Develop the technical expertise and broad, strategic focus needed to become a top-level hospitality manager.

Master Certificate in Foodservice Management: Focus on New Media Marketing

Superb foodservice management requires knowledge, experience and creativity. A Master Certificate in Foodservice Management gives foodservice professionals a foundational knowledge of food operations and systems. Add systematic HR, financial, and marketing strategies, and you have a winning recipe for successfully managing your restaurant or foodservice operation.

Master Certificate in Foodservice Management: Focus on Marketing

Superb foodservice management requires knowledge, experience and creativity. A Master Certificate in Foodservice Management gives foodservice professionals a foundational knowledge of food operations and systems. Add systematic HR, financial, and marketing strategies, and you have a winning recipe for successfully managing your restaurant or foodservice operation.

Hospitality Marketing

How do hotel consumers perceive your brand, and is that value appealing enough for them to become paying customers? Hospitality marketing shapes these perceptions; to attract and hold the attention of potential customers, you need a series of sustained and coordinated marketing efforts. But first, you need a plan.

Hospitality Management: Focus on Marketing

Hospitality management involves you in every aspect of your property’s many moving parts. From the front of the house to the back, you need a firm grasp on finance, marketing, and managing employees. Build your credibility and learn how to manage a successful world-class operation with a foundation in essential industry best practices and skills.

New Media Marketing for the Hospitality Professional

Marketing encompasses the various ways you communicate, differentiate, and reinforce your hospitality brand promise to potential customers. The world of new media hospitality marketing is opening doors no one knew existed, driving customer engagement, feedback, and endorsements faster than ever. Become an expert now or get left behind.

Marketing Strategy

Marketing strategy isn’t confined to your marketing team. By understanding how to align marketing strategies with business strategy, high-performing business leaders make better decisions about their products, services, customers, brand, and competition.

Data-Driven Marketing

Today’s organizations have oceans of data available to them. “Big Data” is revolutionizing business by applying marketing research principles to mine huge data sets, and companies are reaping results and gaining competitive advantages in ways not seen before.

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Washington University in St. Louis

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Students can study architecture, art, arts and sciences, business, and engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, a private research institution in Missouri. Outside of class, about a quarter of the student body is involved in Greek life.

Course

Course Catalogue

This institution offers a wide variety of individual courses for credit. Many of the classes offered in degree programs are made available separately, across multiple areas of study. Use this listing to view full details of the university’s online course options.