Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Blended

Interdisciplinary Health Communication Certificate

Temple University

24 months
1398 USD/credit 8388 USD/year
1398 USD/credit 8388 USD/year
1020 USD/credit 6120 USD/year
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Learn to critically evaluate public health problems with the Interdisciplinary Health Communication Certificate in Temple University's College of Public Health and Klein College of Media and Communication.


This Interdisciplinary Health Communication Certificate from Temple University is tailored to current clinicians, public health practitioners, and researchers. It also benefits communication and media professionals interested in expanding their skills in health communication to address public health priority problems, as well as social change and development practitioners involved in community-centered public health initiatives.

Careers in Health Communication

There is a rapidly growing demand for public health professionals who have completed advanced coursework and can demonstrate working knowledge of health communication technologies and methods. Career fields that are well suited for graduates who have advanced training in health communication include

  • healthcare administration;
  • healthcare continuing education and training;
  • health education in advertising, clinics, commercial marketing, hospice care, hospitals, rehabilitation and public relations; and
  • local, state, federal and international public health agencies and community health organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Communication for Social Change Project Design
  • Health Communication 
  • Public Information Campaigns

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Statements of Interest
  • Cover Letter or Résumé
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • laptop

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    8388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1398 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1398 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1020 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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