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Health Communication Degree - Bachelor of Arts

Degree Overview

The success of healthcare depends on effective communication to influence individual and collective decisions. Jobs that require health communication skills in both non-profit and for-profit environments are on the rise as the national healthcare system becomes increasingly complex. The Bellevue University Bachelor of Arts in Health Communication will expand your understanding of health-related issues so you can make an impact in an office, hospital, clinic, or other settings. This is one of the few undergraduate health communication degrees in the United States that will prepare you to implement and assess health campaigns, influence diverse audiences on a range of health issues, manage risk, and guide crisis communication.

Learning Outcomes

The Bellevue University Bachelor of Arts in Health Communication will provide you with the knowledge and skills to enter the healthcare workforce or advance your career as a professional communicator. You will be prepared to:

  • Develop and evaluate communication campaigns for health promotion and/or advocacy
  • Create health communication messages appropriate for different audiences in consideration of a variety of factors
  • Apply principles of risk and crisis communication to the context of public health
  • Demonstrate essential workplace skills such as communication, critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and citizenship

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