Certificate Requirements (18 Hours)
Certificate Core (9 Hours)
HPEB 711 - Applied Health Communication
SLIS 749 - Health Sciences Information Resources
One of the following:
JOUR 702 - Communication Theory
JOUR 803 - Seminar in Mass Communication Theory and Theory Construction
JOUR 772 - Seminar in Health, Science, and the Media
JOUR 775 - Strategic Communication for Behavior and Social Change
Electives (6 Hours)
Six directed elective hours from an approved list, depending on the student’s interests as approved by the faculty advisor.
Practicum (3 Hours)
A three credit-hour practicum or project in the student’s home department.
Examples of practica/internships include appointments with local agencies involved with health communication, or work on an active research project. Faculty members work closely with students to help them secure the practicum.