WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Health Communication is a rapidly developing field in the regional healthcare industry. In NKU's program you'll be prepared for communication related positions involving such areas as patient advocacy, health education, community health work, care coordination between multiple providers, media campaigns, branding, and web and mobile messaging.

CAREER PATHS

A Health Communication degree prepares students to be a communicator who is valued for their capabilities in making presentations, running meetings, conducting research, managing people and working effectively with others, leading to positions such as:

  • Patient Liaison
  • Healthcare Researcher
  • Patient-Provider Communication Consultant
  • Communication Trainer

Program Contact Information

Dr. Andrea South
Director of Health Communication

859-572-6615
lamberta3@nku.edu

CO-OP OPPORTUNITIES

Whatever your career focus, you can gain valuable on-the-job experience in an internship or co-op arranged through NKU Career Services.

NKU students are gaining professional experience with area organizations such as St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and the Northern Kentucky Health Department.