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Graduate Certificate: Communicating in Healthcare (0475)


Applicants for a graduate certificate must: 1. Submit a completed application, along with the application fee by the admission deadline; 2. Have completed a bachelor's degree (or higher, as specified by program) from an accredited college or university; and 3. Have adequate preparation in the field of specialization.


Core Courses (6 hours)

COMM 523:    Health Communication

COMM 553:    Health Communication Campaigns (New Course)

Restricted Elective (6 hours)

COMM 528:   Communication in the Nonprofit Sector

COMM 564:   Crisis Communication

COMM 578:   Interpersonal Communication

COMM 581:   Applied Organizational Communication

COMM 586:   Processes of Group Communication

COMM 590:   Intercultural Communication

HCA 540:        Health Care Organization and Management

HCA 541:        Strategic Management and Marketing of Health Services

PH 548:          Community Health Organizations

PH 564:          Public Health Issues in Women's Health

PH 578:          Health Disparities

PH 580:          Introduction to Public Health 

PH 581:          Applied Methods in Public Health Practice/Field Epidemiology 

PH 587:          Health Behavior

NURS 501:     Nursing Politics and Health Policy

NURS 528:     Leadership and Management in Nursing Administration

Total Hours: 12

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 Last Modified 8/25/22