B.A. On Campus

Health Communication

Otterbein University

48 months
32624 USD/year
32624 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Enjoy strategizing the best ways to combat health issues? Do you have skills that include problem-solving, seeing the “big-picture” and setting strategies to devise campaigns?  Are you interested in current social issues or health challenges, but do not see yourself providing direct patient care? Then the Health Communication course from Otterbein University is the right choice for you.


The answers to these questions might lead you to major or minor in health communication at Otterbein. From identifying health communication problems and solving them, to creating strategic plans and executing them, you will learn and practice the elements of planning and problem-solving in non-profits, hospitals, and other health care settings.

In Health Communication course from Otterbein University you might:

  • Master the language and processes of health communication in personal and public contexts
  • Understand health care communication within various social contexts
  • Affect health issues and how policy is made in regulatory and legislative arenas
  • Write clearly and strategically for multiple/targeted audiences
  • Speak as informer, advocate, or persuader
  • Problem-solve real health communication issues

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Health Communication
  • Special Topics in Health Communication
  • Health Communication Case Studies

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

  • Common Application, including essay.
  • $50 Application fee.
  • Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12).
  • Official Bank Statement(s) and Sponsor Guarantee form.
  • Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable).
  • All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center.
  • Foreign language documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution, a certified translator or English teacher.
  • SAT and ACT test scores and letters of recommendation are optional and may be submitted if they strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westerville

1189 - 1962 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.

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