Online Master of Science in Health Communication

Department: College of Communication and Metropolitan College
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction using the Blackboard learning management system
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 18 to 20 months

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: No thesis or capstone required
Credits Required: 40 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Health Communication; The American Health Care System for Health Communicators; Introduction to Epidemiology for Health Communicators; Interactive Marketing Communications; Media Relations for Health Communicators

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: No minimum GPA to apply
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission (six starts per year)

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$35,200 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $880 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states