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Health Communication (Certificate)

The graduate certificate in Health Communication provides communication education for professionals in the healthcare field and health industry education for communication professionals.  The six-course (24 credit hour) certificate will prepare students to work alongside clinicians and public health officials to improve the quality and effectiveness of communication in health care settings.​ 

Course Requirements

*With approval of the graduate program director, students can take up to two relevant elective courses from other College of Communication graduate programs. Course examples include: 



This graduate certificate program is approved as a Gainful Employment Program through the US Department of Education and is, therefore, eligible for Federal Student Aid. Find more information at​