The Health and Risk Communication M.A. (HRCMA) program will make you an expert in the theory and practice of health communication, one of the most pressing topics in today's world.
You will learn to design, write/create, implement, and evaluate evidence-based health and risk messages to communicate effectively. Courses on mass communication and public health, epidemiology, health communication for diverse populations, quantitative research methods, and a practicum will make you a well-rounded professional health communicator.
Past students of the HRCMA program have come from diverse educational backgrounds, including communication, psychology, epidemiology, nutrition, kinesiology, nursing, and various specialty fields across the social, health, and life sciences. Our diverse and interdisciplinary program provides students with a well-rounded perspective on the role of health and risk communication.