Communication and Leadership in Health Organizations - Graduate Certificate

(Code 583-602)

The graduate certificate in Communication and Leadership in Health Organizations provides professionals who work or wish to work in health care settings with communication knowledge and skills to attain leadership roles in their departments or enhance their performance in a current leadership role. All courses are entirely online and offered in 8-week sessions to accommodate the needs and preferences of working professionals. Coursework focuses on knowledge of the role of communication in effective leadership in a variety of contexts within and beyond organizational borders. Courses emphasize the application of knowledge and skills to challenges faced by contemporary health organizations.

To earn the Certificate in Communication and Leadership in Health Organizations, students must complete the following 15 credits of coursework:

CJ 700Communicating to Lead in Health Organizations3
CJ 707Group/Team Communication Healthcare Contexts3
CJ 714Communication and Health Policy3
CJ 752Leading Organizational Change3
CJ 774Health Campaigns and Population Health3
Total Credits15

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required to enroll in the courses and be eligible to earn the Graduate Certificate in Communication and Leadership in Health Organizations.