Certificate in Communication for Health Care Professionals


Program Description

Candidates with a bachelor's degree who seek a Graduate Certificate in Communication for Health Care Professionals complete four courses of study (12 credits). This certificate provides graduate students with communication strategies and tools which they can employ in dealing with problems and issues in today's health care environment.

The Graduate Certificate in Communication for Health Care Professionals features:

  • Program of study designed to meet individual needs and goals
  • Flexible schedule options for working individuals
  • Close interweaving of theory and professional practice
  • Advisory board comprised of experts working in the field
  • Interdisciplinary connections with other graduate programs
  • Collaboration among students on research projects

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Certificate in Communication for Health Care Professionals Courses

Effective communication is playing an increasingly important role at all levels in today’s complex health care environment. The Graduate Certificate for Health Care Professionals provides students with the communication strategies and tools they need to successfully meet workplace challenges. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree complete four courses of study (12 credits) listed below.

Required Courses

  • Health Communication Management
  • Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

Elective Courses

Choice of either

  • Writing for the Professional Workplace, or
  • Communication in the Electronic Age


Choice of either

  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation, or
  • Crisis Communication/Media Relations

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Upcoming Course Schedules

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Master of Science Degree Option

Professionals typically spend 75% of their time communicating in the workplace. It stands to reason that effective communication is an essential component of organizational success. Regis College’s Master of Science in Organizational and Professional Communication provides intensive training in corporate communications, public relations, and professional training and development. Sample graduate placements have included Sovereign Bank, the American Red Cross, Hewlett Packard, and the New England Center for Children, just to name a few.

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Courses Communication Pathway

Contact Information


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Dean's Office


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