About the Health Communication Certificate Program
Students completing the certificate program will be exposed to and have a basic understanding of the theoretical and applied aspects of Health Communication. Competencies achieved will include, but are not limited to awareness of behavior change and communication theories; knowledge of media effects and audiences uses of media/communication modes; and recognition of quantitative and qualitative methods used in the study of Health Communication.
Additionally, the Health Communication certificate program will familiarize students with the design and evaluation (formative, process, and summative) of communication messages, campaigns, and programs.
All Johns Hopkins University graduate students are eligible for admission to this certificate program, with the exception of BSPH MAS students, who are not eligible to apply until they have completed their primary degree program.
Applying to the certificate program as a JHU graduate student
Students already enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are not required to submit the School's electronic admissions application, but must email the Certificate Program Contact prior to starting coursework for the certificate program.
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Students with at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a strong academic record are eligible for admission to this certificate program.
Applying to the certificate program as a non-degree applicant
Students who are not currently enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are required to apply to certificate programs using SOPHAS Express.
Prerequisites or special requirements
Information regarding the cost of tuition and fees can be found on the Bloomberg School's Certificate Programs Tuition page.