(SIMS Code: 661141)
The certificate program in health communication focuses on how people understand and communicate about health and illness. Coursework includes instruction in health-related and care-related messages, the goals and strategies of health care promotion, the relationships, roles, situations, and social structures in health maintenance and promotion, and the communication surrounding wellness, illness, and health care in personal and professional relationships.
To be admitted to the certificate program, students must be enrolled at San Diego State University or through SDSU Global Campus.
Courses in the certificate may not be counted toward the major or minor in the School of Communication.
Contact the school director for additional information.