Master of Science in Health Communication
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Program Details

UI Urbana-Champaign offers the online MS in Health Communication. This degree provides techniques for developing effective health communication strategies. Recognizing that many health problems could be avoided if people were more informed, this degree teaches how to change unhealthy behavior using strategic communication. 

Students have the option of specializing in the following:

  • Interpersonal
  • Family
  • Organizational
  • Socially Mediated
  • Cultural Communication 

These specializations appeal to workers in medicine, nursing, pharmaceuticals, public health, healthcare administration and patient advocacy.


  • A baccalaureate degree
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission