The mission of the Health Communication Design program is to create a healthier world through clear, accessible and actionable communication design strategies. Through a series of themed, stackable certificates, delivered in a low-residency model, the MS in Health Communication Design equips students with theory and practice-based skills to address critical and complex health communication and design issues for individuals, communities, healthcare providers and policymakers. The program employs a human-centered process informed by user research, empathy, and a transdisciplinary, collaborative, multi-modal approach. Students can select a single themed certificate or complete two certificates plus a capstone to earn the MS in Health Communication Design, all delivered in a low-residency model.
- Act as agents of lasting change at the intersection of health and design.
- Construct health communication research and solutions within an ethical framework.
- Create a personal approach for navigating the future of health communication work in an environment that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.