Play a Pivotal Role in Shaping Impactful Health Care Messaging
Effective communication is critical in every profession, especially for those in health care. With your Master of Arts in Health Communication from Hawai‘i Pacific University, you can be an essential part of how people comprehend and adapt to health news and updates.
This program can give you the knowledge and tools to shape public perceptions and promote health advocacy—in a supportive and inclusive online environment.
Our faculty members, who are experts in their fields, offer instruction in the development and use of health-related and care-related messages and media—from both theoretical and practical perspectives. Together, they will cover topics including patient-provider discussions, family and community communication, patient advocacy, health care literacy, intervention and care planning, public health campaigns, and the role of marketing and social media in consumers’ health behaviors.
We designed this program to help you graduate equipped with the compassion, knowledge, and skills to lead health care communication today, crafting messages with specific audiences in mind in both digital and non-digital channels.