2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Communication Certificate

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Nicholson School of Communication and Media
UnionWest at Creative Building (UCF Downtown)


Nicholson Academic Student Services Center (NASSC)
Email: nassc@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-2681

The Certificate in Health Communication has a dual focus: 1) it is designed to provide students in health-related fields training in facilitating health communication processes; and 2) it allows communication students to demonstrate that they have conceptual and applied knowledge about the role of communication in health care.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Certificate Requirements

  • Certificates will be awarded only at the time of degree completion.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Most courses for this certificate will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student’s GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (3 Credit Hours)

Choose from the following: (3 Credit Hours)

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 15

Other Requirements

  • No more than three credit hours from the Health Communication Certificate may be used to satisfy internal restricted electives of the Human Communication major. (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.)
  • Communication majors must take their elective outside of NSCM.

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