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Boston University

Program in Health Communication

Boston, MA

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Program in Health Communication / Program in Health Communication is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Health communication Visual & digital health communication
Master of Science (MS) Health communication Healthcare promotion, media & marketing
(Graduate Certificate) Visual & digital health communication
(Graduate Certificate) Healthcare promotion, media & marketing
(Graduate Certificate) Foundations of health communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st June 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st November 15th Yes
Summer deadline April 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 7.89%
Black or African American 2.63%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 5.26%


Male (10%)
Female (89%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 12
Male (7)
Female (6)


Focus of faculty research: Public relations and health communication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  2215
United States
Contact Leigh Curtin-Wilding
Phone: 617-358-5643

Boston University