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Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs are available to both students currently enrolled at Boise State, and members of the community who already hold an associate or baccalaureate degree.

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Nearly any position in today’s workplace demands digital media skills. The Digital Media Certificate develops your expertise in both the concepts and practical skills associated with digital media creation, curation, and management.


The Sport Information & Culture (SIC) certificate is designed to develop future innovative leaders in the sport business and entertainment management industry. Open to all majors, it provides a unique curriculum that includes foundational work in the study of sport, a focus on innovation and diversity within the industry, and an examination of the inextricable link between entertainment industries and hip-hop culture.


Public Relations professionals help businesses or individuals build and manage relationships with various publics through communications, websites, traditional media, social media, and in-person engagements. In this pre-professional program, you will work with clients, build a portfolio, and gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed in a rapidly changing industry. Once your coursework is completed, you will focus your individual goals by completing one or more public relations internships to gain the professional experience necessary to launch your career.

Communication Management

The Certificate in Communication Management is a fully – online program that focuses on managing professional processes and relationships. By completing the certificate, students will be prepared for both internal and external communication such as employment, collaboration, business communication, and community relations.

Media Content Management

The Certificate in Media Content Management is a fully online program that focuses on managing professional processes and relationships. By completing this certificate, students will be prepared  for both internal and external media communication, global public relations, and social media strategies.

How to Declare

Students from any major may declare these certificates on my.BoiseState. See the appropriate undergraduate catalog for requirements.