Best Colleges with Health Communication Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Health Communication, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Health Communication is offered at a small amount of schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Health Communication degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Health Communication degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Health Communication.

The Best Health Communication Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Tufts University Medford, MA

Tufts University offers 2 Health Communication Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 18 Master's degrees, and 13 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 45 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
3 George Washington University Washington, DC

George Washington University offers 2 Health Communication Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 13 Master's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 15 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
5 Chapman University Orange, CA

Chapman University offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 10 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 10 Master's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 Emerson College Boston, MA

Emerson College offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 11 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 11 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Clemson University Clemson, SC

Clemson University offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb.

Based on 32 Reviews
8 San Diego State University San Diego, CA

San Diego State University offers 2 Health Communication Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 33 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 33 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
9 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY

Stony Brook University offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 6 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 6 Certificates degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University offers 1 Health Communication Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 5 students graduated in the study area of Health Communication with students earning 5 Master's degrees.

Based on 80 Reviews

List of Health Communication Schools in the U.S.

Filter:
Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Tufts University Tufts University Medford, MA
5/5
11 : 1 11,137
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
Chapman University Chapman University Orange, CA
5/5
14 : 1 8,305
Emerson College Emerson College Boston, MA
5/5
16 : 1 4,479
Clemson University Clemson University Clemson, SC
3/5
20 : 1 22,698
San Diego State University San Diego State University San Diego, CA
2/5
31 : 1 34,254
Stony Brook University Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
3/5
14 : 1 25,272
Michigan State University Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
3/5
18 : 1 50,538
University of South Carolina-Columbia University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC
3/5
20 : 1 33,724
University of Houston University of Houston Houston, TX
3/5
30 : 1 42,704
Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Athens, OH
3/5
26 : 1 29,157
Campbell University Campbell University Buies Creek, NC
5/5
20 : 1 6,484
George Mason University George Mason University Fairfax, VA
3/5
21 : 1 33,929
University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
3/5
17 : 1 29,727
University of Utah University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
3/5
19 : 1 31,592
Ashland University Ashland University Ashland, OH
4/5
19 : 1 5,677
North Dakota State University-Main Campus North Dakota State University-Main Campus Fargo, ND
3/5
23 : 1 14,516
Lipscomb University Lipscomb University Nashville, TN
5/5
16 : 1 4,680
The University of Findlay The University of Findlay Findlay, OH
5/5
22 : 1 5,031
Otterbein University Otterbein University Westerville, OH
5/5
13 : 1 2,808
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA
3/5
26 : 1 6,598
Winona State University Winona State University Winona, MN
3/5
22 : 1 8,490
South Dakota State University South Dakota State University Brookings, SD
3/5
22 : 1 12,576

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Getting a Health Communication Degree Online

Schools offering online Health Communication degrees

Online Health Communication degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 15 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Health Communication degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0 0 0 15 0
Tufts University 13 0 0 0 0
North Dakota State University-Main Campus 0 0 8 0 0
How many schools offer online Health Communication degrees?
  • 3 Certificates
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What degrees do people get in Health Communication?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 12 Colleges 84 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 11 Colleges 30 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 3 Colleges 4 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 13 Colleges 137 Graduates

Health Communication Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Health Communication degrees, know that there are many choices for a traditional degree as well as higher education selections. Earning a degree in Health Communication may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is common to obtain advanced degrees alongside the traditional. The most typical Health Communication degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Health Communication degree that people acquire is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for a bachelor's degree as well. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. In the end, you'll want to choose a degree in Health Communication that can help you to achieve your goals. The only remaining decision will be to find a school offering the degree your interested in and can meet your flexibility needs.

Average cost of college for a Health Communication degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$9,495 Public In-State
$36,392 Private In-State
$21,228 Public Out-of-State
$36,392 Private Out-of-State
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