Health Communication

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Health Communication

Bachelor of Science

 

This major prepares graduates for entry-level work or for graduate studies in health communication fields and is designed for students with an interest in health but not wanting to be providers, for those looking for places to advocate for others, and for those wishing to go on in careers or graduate school in public health, health administration, health communication, or community health.

 

 

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Dr. Donna M. Allen

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careers in health communication, public health, health administration and community health
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with faculty mentors
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project in specialized area within health communication that is of personal interest

Health Communication

A Bachelor of Science in Health Communication will prepare you for entry-level work or for graduate studies in health communication fields. It is designed for students with an interest in health but not wanting to be providers, for those looking for places to advocate for others, and for those wishing to go on in careers or graduate school in public health, health administration, health communication, or community health. With this major, your program of study will include case studies, engaging discussion and hands-on research. You will have the opportunity to explore how relevant theory, research, and skills associated with communicating in various care contexts can be applied to further your understanding of health communication. This will include communication among providers, family caregivers, patients, healthcare organizations, and in mediated messages. You also will have the chance to delve into issues related to marketing and promotion of health information and the politics of health care will be covered.
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Bachelor of Science

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Looking back through my college experience, the professors have really equipped me with knowledge and information that I'm able to take and use in my future career, especially through hands on experience.

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$40,958, the estimated total cost of tuition, fees, room, and board for 2019-2020.

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$28,000, the average debt of an NNU student upon graduation—just $1,500 more than a Boise State graduate. However, 1 in 4 NNU students graduates with no debt at all.

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99%, the number of NNU undergraduate students who receive financial aid.

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