Health Communication Graduate Certificate

The Health Communication Graduate Certificate provides specialized
research training in health communication. Students can tailor
their coursework based on their interests in health communication.

Why a Graduate Health Communication Certificate Matters

For Graduate Students

  • Obtain a specialized area of research concentration in health communication with skills for conducting collaborative research in clinical settings
  • Understand the role of communication in health outcomes, health behavior, healthcare practice, persuasive message design, disease coping and risk reduction, and health disparities
  • Enhance your marketability and career preparation for research-focused positions in various health-related fields (health communication, public health, risk communication, biobehavioral health)

For Healthcare Professionals, Educators, Scientists

  • Extend your area of research expertise
  • Advance healthcare practice, medical education, policy, and interventions with theoretically informed research knowledge
  • Formalize a training plan for part of a career award grant
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Helping Mothers and Daughters Talk about Environmental Breast Cancer Risk and Risk-Reducing Lifestyle Behaviors

January 11, 2021

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Jordan Alpert Co-Authors Article on Integrating Smartwatch Data into Electronic Health Records

November 2, 2020

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Melissa Vilaro and Janice Krieger Co-Author Article on Using Virtual Health Assistants to Promote Colorectal Screening Among Black Women

September 15, 2020

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Carma Bylund and CJC Doctoral Students Author Article on Sex Education Communication to Children

September 8, 2020

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For more information on the Health Communication Graduate Certificate, contact program coordinator Dr. Carla Fisher or complete this form.