The one-year, professional MS degree in health communication is a unique program that will prepare students to solve important problems in healthcare by applying theories, concepts and methods from the communication arts and sciences. The program takes an innovative approach to health communication—bringing together the science of social influence with the science of human centered design.
Theory and practice go hand in hand, and classroom discussions can make a significant difference in how you do your job. Saturday’s lessons are immediately applicable on Monday. Since you don’t have to wait until you earn your degree to start experiencing the benefits of the program, you are able to become a more effective professional with each passing week.
Northwestern faculty is comprised of world-class instructors who possess extensive experience as leading academics and industry experts in their discipline and as consultants to business, government, and foundations. With an interdisciplinary approach, the program draws faculty from the Feinberg School of Medicine and the School of Communication.
A Degree That’s Recognized Around the World
In its more than 130-year history, the School of Communication has prepared many generations of leaders and has set the bar for excellence in communication study.