Program overview

Learn to apply communication best practices in health care settings with a minor in health communication. This minor includes a curriculum of theory, research and application, focusing on health issues in the interpersonal, organizational, public and mass-mediated contexts. 

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Minor requirements

Our 25-credit minor focuses on analyzing different health care contexts, how to accommodate increasingly diverse populations and strategies to enhance communication with patients, colleagues, peers, and family members/caregivers.


Health Communication (Minor)

Nancy Wiencek

Professor, Department Chair

Department of Communication, Journalism, and Media

Fine Arts Building

nwiencek [at]

(609) 895-5420

Academic Focus: Communication

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