Master On Campus

Health Communication

DePaul University

36 months
775 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
775 USD/credit 15500 USD/year
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If you’re a communication professional seeking a management role in health care, the master’s in Health Communication program from DePaul University will provide you with the leadership and communication skills necessary to succeed in the health care industry.


In the Health Communication program from DePaul University, you’ll earn advanced degrees in two highly complementary fields—health communication and business—from our College of Communication and our internationally renowned Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in as little as three years of full-time coursework. Classes are offered during the evenings on the Loop Campus.

Alumni Network

  • You’ll be connected to both DePaul business alumni and College of Communication master’s-level graduates who have leadership roles at organizations like Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Advocate Health Care, Medline Industries and the American Medical Association. In addition, you'll have opportunities to network with 116,000 fellow DePaul University alumni who are currently living and working in the Chicago area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Selected Topics in Macroeconomics 
  • Economics for Decision-Making
  • Health Communication
  • Research Methods for Health Care Practitioners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants must apply and be admitted through both the College of Communication and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. 


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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).
  • Four essay questions
  • Writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 36 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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