Graduate Certificate in Health Communication & Promotion
Washington State University

Program Details

Expand your health communication skills with a Graduate Certificate in Health Communication and Promotion. Students completing this online program will be able to apply their knowledge to positions in health communication advertising, digital communications outreach, and public relations.

Courses examine best practices and industry standards in communication, as well as research and theory in the field. This interdisciplinary program combines coursework in traditional communications as well as focused healthcare industry knowledge. 

Some of the topics covered in this program include:

  • Market research techniques
  • Professional ethics
  • Multimedia content creation
  • Research methods
  • Crisis communication

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Washington State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.7 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • This program is designed for individuals who are at least three years outside their undergraduate program and/or have at least three years applied work experience.