Explore advocacy, policy, and research to become a specialized health communication professional. Students will complete two required courses and one elective for a total of nine credits in the Health Advocacy graduate certificate.
Designed to put you in control of your educational path, online graduate certificates in communication from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater get you into the virtual classroom quickly and on your schedule. Begin courses winter, summer or fall. Complete your certificate in as little as one semester.
Take one certificate to feel an immediate boost to your profession. Take two to customize your expertise. Or combine three and add a capstone course to earn a complete Master of Science in Communication.
The online Graduate Certificate in Health Advocacy offers students flexibility, allowing them to customize their pathway and pursue their passion. Students must complete nine credits, which includes two required courses and one elective. More information on the program structure and courses can be viewed in the Graduate Catalog.
Courses are offered during six terms each year. Students may take up to three or four courses in spring and fall, and two courses during the summer. Depending on when courses are offered, a student could complete a certificate in one semester or the Master of Science in Communication in as little as 12-18 months.
To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and meet graduate admission criteria.