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Online Health Communication Degree

Earn a degree in Health Communication to impact local and global health.

As a communication major, you can help build a bridge to healthier communities. If you're passionate about helping people by making health information accessible and understandable, our Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Communication is here for you.

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Health Communication Degree Pathways

A Health Communication degree helps you to understand the role of communication in influencing individual health decisions and overall health outcomes. This crucial skill prepares you for a variety of careers. 

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Community health campaign worker.
  • Patient advocate.
  • Peer health promoter.
  • Public relations specialist.
  • Health communication specialist.
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Health Communication Degree Highlights

  • Health communication is the study and practice of using “communication strategies to inform and influence individual health-related decisions that enhance health,” according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
  • In addition to core courses in Applied Communication, students will take courses in English, Statistics, and Nursing with the option to customize curricular options.
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Whether you’re a first-time, transfer, or returning student, getting started is simple. Submit your application and transcripts to take the next step toward your goal.

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