Communication in Health Care Context

Communication in Health Care Context

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The Communication in Health Care Context Certificate provides students with an opportunity to develop communication-based knowledge and skills integral to competent and effective communication in patient/provider interactions in health care contexts.

Program Highlights

  • Develop proficiency in communication practices within diverse public and private arenas such as race, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation and socioeconomic class
  • Students will develop an understanding of current and future issues in health communication practices

Program Distinctions

  • Core classes occur in smart classrooms in Riverview, the only campus building on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Faculty with established and ongoing research on local and international issues.
  • Communication Studies is one of the top 5 programs in degrees granted for 11 years

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University Facts & Stats

  • 1,100+ international students
  • NCAA Division I men's and women's hockey teams
  • 2021 Military Friendly® Top 10 School designation
  • Among Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" 

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  • Nursing
  • Gerontology
  • Social Work
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Community Affairs Liaison

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