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Program in Health Communication School of Communication Emerson College

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 36
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 78%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Communication Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 41
    • Accepted 32
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGMAT or GRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage28%
    • Full-time Percentage72%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty3
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHealth promotion, health communications
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Health Communication

School of Communication
Emerson College

120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116-4624
United States

Dr. Timothy Edgar

Graduate Program Director

Phone: 617-824-8492
Email: timothy_edgar@emerson.edu

Sean Ganas

Office of Graduate Admission

Phone: 617-824-8610
Fax: 617-824-8614
Email: gradapp@emerson.edu



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