The online Master of Science in Communication/Health Communication provides students with an in-depth understanding of public health, public policy, and organizational communication, readying them to manage all aspects of communication in healthcare. Rigorous coursework and opportunities to put learning into practice draws on the philosophy of connected learning which provides all graduate students with opportunities to draw on professional experience and new knowledge and skills to enhance career prospects. Graduates pursue careers in hospitals, biotech and insurance corporations, governmental agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
Topics of study include:
- Ethics and nuances of health communication
- Developing an effective, specialized communications campaign
- Leading a team
- Interpreting and analyzing international policies related to global disease and health crises
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)
- A cumulative GPA of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates with fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.