Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement Graduate Certificate
Leading diverse groups through change is a key competency in today’s communities and organizations. The 12-credit-hour graduate certificate in dialogue, deliberation and public engagement (DDPE) prepares students for this difficult and rewarding work by focusing on the theories and practices of engaging diverse stakeholder groups.
This program can be transferred into the on-campus master’s degree in communication.
Careers in Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement
The DDPE certificate prepares graduate students and professionals to better serve communities through effective facilitation, communication, and leadership. Those in the following careers will be well-served by the program:
- city managers
- Extension professionals
- community and organizational development specialists
- conflict resolution professionals
- county and city planners
- public servants
- elected officials
Kansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.