24 months
775 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
775 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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With a master’s in Health Communication degree from DePaul University, you’ll bring clarity and understanding to complex, critical health care issues for consumers, providers and organizations.


You'll apply communication theory, research and practice to the specific needs of the health care industry.

A master’s in Health Communication will prepare you for a career in:

  • health care administration 
  • communications and media relations 
  • mid-level management patient 
  • consumer affairs advocacy

The Health Communication degree from DePaul University is typically completed in two years. Classes are offered weekday evenings on the Loop Campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment And Intervention For Health Care Administrators
  • Health Care Campaigns And Community Action
  • Health And Family Communication
  • Managerial Communication In Health Care Contexts
  • Topics In Health Communication
  • Health Care Teams & Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and $40 application fee.
  • Official undergraduate transcript showing the completion of a bachelor's degree (minimum grade point average preferred is 3.0 on a 4-point scale).
  • Writing sample (research paper that demonstrates the applicant's ability to synthesize and criticize scholarly work)
  • Two letters of recommendation written by work supervisors and/or faculty members familiar with the applicant's academic and/or professional achievements.
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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