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.
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:
Dr. Andrea South
Director of Health Communication
NKU students are gaining professional experience with area organizations such as St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and the Northern Kentucky Health Department.