Graduate Certificate in Public Health Communication
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

Advance your knowledge and career with the Graduate Certificate in Public Health Communication.  This online public health degree is interdisciplinary, featuring courses from both public health and journalism.  Learn to effectively communicate scientific evidence for public health policies and interventions to both lay and professional audiences.  Focus is placed on collaboration, ensuring students are able to collaborate effectively with media outlets or that media specialists are able to collaborate with public health specialists. 

Courses in this online communication degree cover such topics as:

  • Principles of public health
  • Health news and promotion
  • Social and behavioral sciences in public health
  • Storytelling in public health and public policy
  • Strategic health communication

This program can easily transfer into a Master of Public Health degree, and some credits can be applied toward a Master’s in Health Communication.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV