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Career Outcomes

Health communication has become one of the fastest growing areas in the field of communication. Here are some of the positions health communication practitioners hold:

  • Case Manager
  • Health Information Manager
  • Communication Consultant
  • Health Journalist
  • Community Relations Director
  • Health Navigator
  • Community Services Director
  • In-house Communication Director
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Corporate Wellness Director
  • Medical Educator
  • Diversity Officer
  • Non-profit Publicity Officer
  • Faculty Development Specialist
  • Organizational Development
  • Family Services Liaison
  • Patient Advocate
  • Fundraiser
  • Practice Facilitator
  • Grant Writer/Manager
  • Research Associate
  • Healthcare Public Relations Officer
  • Volunteer Coordinator

Our graduates work all over the world and across the country at places like:

  • Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Advocate Health Care
  • Medline Industries
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital
  • Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
  • Georgetown University Hospital
  • Lifespan Health System
  • Northwestern University Medical Center
  • AbelsonTaylor
  • Ministry of Health in Mexico
  • Building Tomorrow
  • Mission Propelle
  • Global Brigades
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

For more information including help with jobs and internships, networking, career advice and more, please visit DePaul's Career Center. ​