The online Health Communication certificate program prepares professionals to become communication leaders within their organization. The program prepares students to work or grow within the health communication field. Students may work for a hospital, clinic, an insurance company, or other public or private health organizations. Those who complete the emerging media – health communication certificate program will have studied the latest trends in communication and healthcare and be ready to lead their organization into the future.
The program is also perfect for career changers and industry veterans alike. The topics covered are not just about the industry, but applying tangible skills and insights to a field that is ripe for innovation. And our certificate program is entirely online and asynchronous, which means it was designed from the ground up to be flexible.
Comprised of five, three credit courses, the program is 15 credits completed in just under a year. And upon successful completion of the certificate, students may choose to enter the emerging media master’s program. All 15 certificate credits transfer, and the application process is streamlined and fast-tracked.
With the certificate complete, the master’s program is just an additional 6 courses (18 credits) away from you walking across the stage where you will be awarded a master of arts in emerging media.
The health communication certificate is currently pending MHEC approval.