The Graduate Certificate in Health Communication seeks to impart the knowledge and skills necessary for creating, analyzing, and assessing health communication in a diverse and global world, where health occupies an increasingly prominent portion of our public life. Specifically, students in our program will be able to:
- Utilize health communication concepts and theories to solve problems in professional, personal, and community/civic life.
- Select and use appropriate methods to collect, analyze, and interpret data to answer health communication research questions.
- Develop ethical and effective health communication messages and campaigns; orally, in writing, and across digital platforms.
- Identify, critique, and evaluate research from across major areas of health communication research.