Your Career

Graduate education should give you the credentials, the connections and the skills needed to alter or advance your career path. Students have the full array of School of Communication and Northwestern career resources behind them through the job search. Considering that the Northwestern network spans the city, state, country, and globe, you can be confident that you will have access to people and roles that will help you grow personally and professionally anywhere you choose to take your career.

Career services tailored to your needs

Whether you are just starting out, changing your career, or looking to advance along your current path, the MS Health Communication offers a highly personal approach to career management, ensuring that you receive individual attention and access to the knowledge, resources and guidance required to accomplish your career goals.

EPICS and Career Coaching

The Office of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) is an integral part of your support team. EPICS offers one-on-one career advising, resume and cover letter review, skill assessment, job postings, and more. 

Professional Development Programming

Attend professional development workshops and online webinars to help hone your skills and make the most of your Northwestern experience. 


The year-round Proseminar course provides students with an opportunity to explore new career paths and expand their professional network.  Students hear from leaders across the healthcare industry on most Saturdays of the MSHC program.


Membership in the NU community means joining a global community of experts, innovators, and leaders. Your MSHC classmates with a wide range of experiences and career paths will become professional connections for years to come. You’ll enjoy the full benefits of belonging to a committed and connected alumni community offering career events, resources, networking, and mentoring. You will meet healthcare industry leaders through your professors, Proseminar, and your internship.

MS in Health Communication
Northwestern University
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Chicago, IL 60611