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Most Popular Schools for Health Communication Major & Degree Program

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
1 Boston University 43 1% $61,446
2 George Washington University 24 0% $61,446
3 Tufts University 15 1% $61,000
4 Michigan State University 13 0% $24,648
5 San Diego State University 12 0% $25,068
6 Emerson College 11 1% $53,554
7 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 8 0% $29,086
8 University of Houston 7 0% $22,463
9 Chapman University 7 0% $59,459
10 North Dakota State University-Main Campus 6 0% $19,460
11 Wayne State University 6 0% $23,586
12 Campbell University 5 0% $42,580
13 University of South Carolina-Columbia 5 0% $24,804
14 DePaul University 3 0% $49,367
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
18 Juniata College 2 1% $49,220
19 Lipscomb University 1 0% $40,448
20 Fitchburg State University 1 0% $20,690
21 Brandman University 1 0% $10,456

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.