Studyportals
B.A. On Campus

Health Communication

Grand Valley State University

48 months
Duration
19960 USD/year
19960 USD/year
14240 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Health Communication major  at Grand Valley State University  was created to meet the growing need for communication professionals to work throughout the health care and human services fields.The Health Communication major was created to meet the growing need for communication professionals to work throughout the health care and human services fields.

Overview

Key facts

  • The major offers a strong foundation in the liberal arts, health sciences, and general communication, as well as specialized coursework in advertising, public relations, journalistic and public relations writing, and visual media. It is deeply concerned with examination of the issues surrounding health-in-society, and emphasizes critical thinking regarding those issues.Skilled health communication professionals have become central to the success of the health care industry, including its success in maintaining wellness and conquering disease.
  • Developed in cooperation with West Michigan health communication professionals, it has the distinction of being one of only a few such majors offered at the undergraduate level in the United States.
  • Graduates of this program are employed by hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, HMOs, state and local health departments, and other health-related organizations and corporations.
Career OptionsHealth communication graduates are employed by:
  • Hospitals, HMOs, and other health-related organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • State and local health departments

Why Study Health Communication at Grand Valley State University ?

  • The study of communications at Grand Valley emphasizes a broad understanding of the field combined with a solid knowledge of specific technical skills.
  • Foregrounding a liberal arts context, emphasis is placed on learning-by-doing.
  • Students frequently participate in creative performances, exhibitions, and publications related to their chosen major field of study.
  • State-of-the-art facilities support current and emergent technologies and enhance student competence in their use.
  • Students can work in internships in a professional setting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Communication Research 
  • Marketing Research 
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Public Health Concepts 
  • Health Care Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Verification of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19960 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    19960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19960 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14240 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Health Communication
-
Grand Valley State University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!