Online Health Communication
If you enjoy communicating, problem solving and helping others, then you are a great fit for the Bachelor of Arts degree program in Health Communication.
Health communication specialists message, design, and communicate information about disease prevention, medical treatments and healthy living to the public for hospitals, government agencies, mission organizations, insurance companies, and the like.
“I am the Design Specialist for the Richmond City Health Department and the Henrico County Health District under the Virginia Department of Health. I do the illustrating and graphic design for the materials we release and I also manage the social media. The communication team I am part of is working to support Virginia's COVID-19 vaccination campaign.”
Katherine Fitch ’21
The health communication major teaches you how to create PR campaigns, social media, videography, graphic design and web design to effectively communicate accurate health information to the public.
From nonprofit, advocacy, or government organizations to private sector healthcare organizations, student career pursuits span the fast-growing healthcare industry.
If you want a marketable skill set that is in demand, then submit the free application for admission online and our enrollment team will contact you immediately to help you build your Health Communication degree plan.
Visit the Adult Professional Studies Admissions page for more information regarding the admissions process.
“Health communication bridges the gap between the healthcare system and the communities around us. Being able to major in health communication is increasingly more valuable in today’s world and literally helps save lives!”