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Curriculum Requirements

Program Curriculum
The graduate certificate in Communicating in Healthcare requires completion of 12 credit hours, including 6 hours of core courses; 3 hours of restricted electives; 3 hours of free electives. Students who are pursuing this certificate as part of their master's degree program should consult their master's program advisor prior to selecting restricted and free electives.

Core Courses--6 hours
COMM 523: Health Communication
COMM 553: Health Communication Campaigns (New Course)

Restricted Elective--3 hours
COMM 528: Communication in the Nonprofit Sector
COMM 564: Crisis Communication
COMM 578: Seminar in Interpersonal Communication
COMM 581: Applied Organizational Communication
COMM 586: Processes of Group Communication
COMM 590: Intercultural Communication

Free Elective--3 hours
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 587: Health Behavior
GERO 501: Perspectives in Aging

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 Last Modified 8/3/16