B.A. On Campus

Health and Wellness Communication

Rutgers University

48 months
29736 USD/year
29736 USD/year
12536 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Majors who graduate the Health and Wellness Communication program of Rutgers University work to educate and inform the public, workplaces, schools and communities about health and wellness issues that can improve everyone’s quality of life.


You’ll be equipped to conduct healthy-living campaigns in communities, help develop effective health policy, conduct health intervention research or advise health providers about communication with patients and their families.

Explore These Career Opportunities

The Health and Wellness Communication program of Rutgers University provides a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical skills to prepare you to enter fields related to:

  • Community Health Intervention
  • Community Health Literacy
  • Counseling
  • Health Campaign Design
  • Health Education
  • Physician/Patient Liaison
  • Public Health Advocacy
  • Public Health Policy
  • Social Work

Career opportunities exist in for-profit and nonprofit agencies including government, hospitals, health departments, schools and other industries. You may also pursue an advanced degree in fields like communication, health education, sociology or nutrition science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Literacy
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Health Communication
  • Health Message and Campaign Design
  • Communication and Social Change
  • Patient-Provider Communication in Health Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • A $70 non-refundable application fee is required
  • Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR)
  • Due to the uncertainty of future test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers will make submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional
  • English Proficiency Examination Requirements
  • Letters of recommendation are not used for admissions consideration

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14868 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12536 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6268 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 3 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Health and Wellness Communication
Rutgers University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!