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Health Communication Certificate Program

Sponsored By: Department of Health, Behavior and Society

Onsite | Part-Time | 1-3 years

About This 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.

Curriculum

Please visit our Academic Catalogue to see the full certificate curriculum requirements. Please also review the certificate completion requirements.

Admissions Requirements

Degree Students

All JHU graduate students are eligible for admission to this certificate program, with the exception of JHSPH 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

Non-Degree Students

Non-degree students with at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a strong academic record are eligible.

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

English Language Proficiency Test Results

Results are required.

Prerequisites or special requirements

None

Application for Non-Degree Students

Tuition

Information regarding the cost of tuition and fees can be found on the Bloomberg School's Certificate Programs Tuition page.

Contact Us

Questions about the program? We're happy to help.

Sponsoring Department
Health, Behavior and Society

Certificate Program Contact
L. Robin Newcomb

Faculty Sponsor
J. Douglas Storey