MS in Communication: Health

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 nongovernmental organizations, and consultant practices. View the Master of Communication with a concentration in Health Communication admission requirements.

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 and Conflict Resolution 3
COM 738 Persuasion and Public Opinion 3
COM 799 Capstone 3

Health Communication Concentration Courses
9 credits

COM 751 Health Communications 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 741 Marketing Research 3
COM 745 Marketing Strategy 3
COM 750 Intercultural Communication 3
COM 743 Integrated Marketing Communication & the Internet 3

View our complete graduate course descriptions.

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