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  Jun 18, 2024
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Health Communication, Certificate (Public Health)

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Overview Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior 
Certificate Requirements Arnold School of Public Health 


This is an 18-hour post-bachelor’s program that provides students the opportunities to strengthen their knowledge in health communication content, research methods, and application. Qualified individuals can take the certificate as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with another degree.

Certificate Requirements

Program Requirements (18 Hours)

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.


Daniela Friedman
HPEB Assistant Professor
phone: 803-777-9933
Casey Goldston
HPEB Academic Services Coordinator
phone: 803-777-2966


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