Degree Overview

A communications degree is valuable and versatile. Just consider the number of communications channels and information sources we all deal with every day. With social media, mobile technology and big data, we live in an increasingly information-driven world—and employees are being expected to handle these changes in the way we communicate.

As a professional in today’s complex healthcare environment, knowledge of basic medical concepts and the larger healthcare system is crucial to making informed decisions. Our communications degree with a concentration in healthcare management was designed using insights from workforce and industry leaders who understand this complex environment, which makes this concentration ideal for business professionals navigating the healthcare system.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

  • Focused on developing foundational, interpersonal, and business skills
  • Based on labor market needs and input from employers and subject matter experts
  • Eligible for federal financial aid and financing
  • Earned by mastering competencies through projects, not credit hours and grade points
  • Designed specifically to work for working adults by offering extensive flexibility and support

Thrive in a variety of positions, including

  • Public relations manager
  • Account manager
  • Marketing communications manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Healthcare administration

Develop skills, including

  • Collaborating with diverse stakeholders
  • Sharing information that adds value
  • Resolving conflict
  • Skillfully articulating ideas to different audiences for different purposes
  • Capturing the attention of the right audience

Online Projects

Students work toward a degree by mastering competencies and completing interesting online projects at their own pace.

See Sample Project