MS in Communication: Health Communication

Lasell's Master of Science in Communication with a concentration in Health Communication focuses on communicating health-related messages, launching a health campaign, branding health services, and ethical issues involved in the health industry. Health Communication will add a sound understanding of the health communication environment to students' skill-sets and will prepare them to address the challenges and opportunities that health settings provide. Lasell offers a comprehensive graduate program in health communication where students enrolled in this program will have a vantage point in their current position as well as will be prepared for their next job in Health Communication. Students completing this master's degree can pursue careers in bio-tech corporations, hospitals, health-related non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations, and consultant practices. View the Master of Communication with a concentration in Health Communication admission requirements.

Lasell's Graduate Program also offers a Health Communication Certificate

Core MS Curriculum
21 credits

COM 701 Communication, Ethics, and Society 3
COM 702 Organizational Communication 3
COM 703 Communication Research 3
COM 705 Media Relations 3
COM 709 Negotiations & Conflict Resolution 3
COM 738 Persuasion and Public Opinion 3
COM 799 Capstone 3

Health Communication Concentration Courses
9 credits

COM 751 Health Communication 3
COM 756 Health Promotions and Campaigns 3
COM 758 Branding Health Services 3

Electives (Choose 2)
6 credits

Possible elective options (see full list of course options here):

COM 730  Graphic Design for the Marketplace 3
COM 743    Integrated Marketing Communication & the Internet  3
COM 750 Intercultural Communication 3
MGMT 741 Marketing Research  3
MGMT 745 Marketing Strategy 3

View our complete graduate course descriptions.

Graduate Info Session
Wednesday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m.