Health communication is a dynamic, growing field that is dedicated to the study and use of communication methods that positively influence individual and community decisions about health. Our online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Communication prepares you to create, analyze, and assess health communications in a diverse and global world, where health is an increasingly important aspect of our lives.
Effective health communication has the power to move communities to adopt healthier lifestyles, motivate individuals to take steps to improve their health, change public opinion about health issues, and encourage behavioral changes that promote health. Through this fully online certificate program, you will learn the major theoretical and methodological approaches to healthcare communication, how to create and assess health messages, and how to use storytelling to design health messages and campaigns that make an impact.
Our program serves as a gateway to healthcare-related careers and opportunities by honing in on the communication aspects of health through theoretical and real-world application. This online certificate benefits undergraduates and adult learners looking to build a career as a health communicator or improve their role within the healthcare industry through the use of clear, accurate, culturally sensitive, and ethical health communication.