A program that focuses on how people, individually and collectively, understand and accommodate to health and illness and the role of communication and media in shaping professional health care messages and public acceptance of these messages. Includes instruction in the development and use of health-related and care-related messages and media; the goals and strategies of health care promotion; relationships, roles, situations, and social structures in the context of health maintenance and promotion; and applications to disease prevention, health advocacy, and communications concerning treatments.
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|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|2||George Washington University||24||0%||$61,446|
|4||Michigan State University||13||0%||$24,648|
|5||San Diego State University||12||0%||$25,068|
|7||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||8||0%||$29,086|
|8||University of Houston||7||0%||$22,463|
|10||North Dakota State University-Main Campus||6||0%||$19,460|
|11||Wayne State University||6||0%||$23,586|
|13||University of South Carolina-Columbia||5||0%||$24,804|
|15||Ohio University-Main Campus||3||0%||$24,396|
|16||Stony Brook University||2||0%||$22,127|
|17||University of Kentucky||2||0%||$23,732|
|20||Fitchburg State University||1||0%||$20,690|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Health Communication program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.