Master of Arts in Health Communication & Promotion
Washington State University

Program Details

If you work in communication or health sciences, gain an advanced credential with specialized knowledge with the Master of Arts in Health Communication and Promotion. The skills you gain in this program will enable you to take on the complex and unique challenges of healthcare marketing and public relations.

The curriculum takes a multidisciplinary approach to provide expertise in healthcare topics and new and traditional media channels. Students will learn how to create public awareness campaigns. Courses also prepare you to design health communication strategies, programs, and initiatives.

Classes explore topics in areas such as:

  • Multimedia content creation
  • Research methods
  • Crisis communications
  • Professional ethics

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

3.0 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.