Access to healthcare, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and the quality of patient decision-making all depend upon effective communication strategies. Through the study of health communication, you'll learn about the breadth of issues health communication practitioners and researchers often encounter—from medical breakthroughs and the development of new products to government policies and public health challenges.
Faculty and Research
The health communication certificate is housed in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Learn more about faculty and research opportunities.