Certificate in Digital Communication

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Certificate in Digital Communication Graduate Certificate DGCM Spring
October 1
May 1
Program Director Andy Bechtel (abechtel@email.unc.edu)
Program Coordinator Casey Hart (mjgrad@unc.edu)
Address School of Media and Journalism
CB# 3365, Carroll Hall
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Website mj.unc.edu/cert/admissions
Phone (919) 843-9471
Test Requirements
Not Applicable
Letters of Recommendation Not Applicable
International Applicants Only TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
Completed financial certificate
Other Requirements

In addition to the online application, applicants should be sure to include the following application requirements.

The pertinent online application section, relating to each requirement, is indicated by [brackets].

1. College transcript(s) for all institutions in which you have been enrolled. Unofficial transcripts are accepted. [Transcript Uploads]
2. Resume with details about all communication-related work experience, which should total at least three years of full-time experience (e.g., three years in a full-time communications role, six years in a role with 50% communications duties, etc.). [Work and Volunteer Experience Upload]
3. Statement of Purpose [Statement of Purpose Upload]

Your statement (400-500 words) should tell us why you are pursuing this certificate and address how this program could help you meet your academic and/or career goals. It should note how many years of professional experience you have accumulated in communication-related fields.