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Certified Public Communicators   

The Certified Public Communicator™ program at TCU is a post-baccalaureate, graduate-level residential program for two summers (one week each in 2024 and 2025), plus a two-day winter session with strategic communication professors from TCU's Department of Strategic Communication. Professional communicators working for city, county, and public-sector agencies create three-year comprehensive communication plans for their organizations during the program. The Certified Public Communicator™ program is a partnership of TCU's Department of Strategic Communication, Extended Education, the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (founding partner), the National Association of County Information Officers (partner), the Texas School Public Relations Association (partner), and the City-County Communications and Marketing Association (partner). 

Payment Options:

  • Full payment of $3,450 can be made with a credit card and processed online
  • 50/50 payment option is available using a purchase order (final payment by June 1). Contact TCU Extended Education or 817-257-7132 to process your registration. 
  • Program cancellations: prior to June 1: full refund less $500. No refunds after June 1.
  • Please provide your organizational email address in the following registration system.

CPC qualifications:

You’ll be qualified for this program if you’ve completed a bachelor’s degree and if you are a full-time public-sector communication professional with at least three years of experience for a government organization of the following types:  

  • City-municipal government; 
  • County government;  
  • Public school district; or 
  • Another taxing-entity agency such as a public hospital, county-funded community college district, county or publicly funded health services, convention-tourism agency, water or economic development districts, public/city utilities, or someone who handles communication for another public-sector organization. 



This course is full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, click the Add to Waitlist button. 

Certified Public Communicators

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2024 - 2025 Cohort

  • Section Code: 24MPECPC001A
  • Instructor: Jacque Lambiase

  • Dates: 7/21/2024 - 7/26/2024

  • Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

  • Sessions: 6

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