Health Communication Certificate Learning Outcomes

Earners of the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Communication will be able to:

  1. Articulate the key assumptions and purposes of major theoretical models of health communication
  2. Explain key methods of conducting health communication research
  3. Locate and assess current research related to health communication
  4. Analyze culturally diverse stakeholder needs for and interests in health messaging
  5. Develop a plan for community participation in health message design
  6. Employ digital, visual, oral, and textual information to influence audiences about health and wellness
  7. Use storytelling to convey health messages across platforms
  8. Design, critique, and assess health communication messages and campaigns utilizing a variety of communication tools
  9. Create participatory, process-oriented, systemic health campaigns designed to change health behaviors