The certificate in Health Communication is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively communicate about health-related issues to a variety of audiences. This certificate program focuses on the study of communication in health-related contexts, such as healthcare organizations, public health campaigns, and patient-provider interactions. Students will learn how to develop effective communication strategies to promote healthy behaviors, manage health-related crises, and advocate for health policy changes. This program covers topics such as health literacy, health disparities, social determinants of health, and crisis communication.
Graduates of this program will be prepared for careers in healthcare, public health, health education, and advocacy, where they will use their communication skills to promote health and wellness in their communities. This program is ideal for individuals interested in pursuing careers in health-related fields or for professionals looking to enhance their communication skills in the context of health.
For more information about the certificate in Health Communication, contact the Department of Communication.