Online Master of Science in Health Communication

Department: Department of Communication
Websites: Department and Program

Program Format
Structure: Online program with no required campus visits
Instruction Methods: Program uses a cohort model and utilizes asynchronous instruction with no set times students are required to be online
Campus Visits Required: No
Program Length: Program can be completed in 2 years

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements
Thesis Required: No
Capstone Options: Capstone project
Credits Required: 32 credits (10 courses)
Example Courses: Health Communication Research Methods; Introduction to Health Communication; Health and Family Communication; Provider-Patient Communication; Cultural Considerations in Healthcare; Health Communication Organizations, Professions and Policy

Application Requirements
Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0 in last two years of undergraduate degree
Testing Requirements: GRE not required
Work Experience: Typically applicants have prior work experience in a healthcare position
Start Dates: Fall and Spring admission

Tuition Costs
Estimated Tuition: ~$21,600 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $675 per credit hour

State Authorizations: Program accepts students from all 50 states