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Accrediting Agency

New England Association of Schools and Colleges


755 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215 US

Institution Type

Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education

Online Enrollment


Calendar Type

7-week course sessions and three enrollment periods per year.

Delivery Format

Entirely Online

Carnegie Classification

Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Tech Requirements

Please fill out the "Request for Information" form for details regarding minimum hardware and software requirements.

Geographic Restrictions


On Campus Requirement

Please see individual program record pages.

Boston University

Master of Science in Health Communication

The Master of Science in Health Communication positions you to be a leader in the emerging fields of health care, marketing, public relations, health literacy, crisis management, and social marketing. Whether your background is in health care, public relations or marketing, our online program prepares professionals for upcoming challenges. You'll learn to implement effective communication campaigns, tackle health care issues, and provide valuable information to the media and the public. Working professionals can start immediately. With no GRE or required campus visits. Earn your degree in as little as 18 months via part-time study. This is a multi-disciplinary curriculum with instruction in health sciences, public relations, marketing, ethics and mass media. Secure career advancements in PR agencies, non-profit organizations, pharmaceutical, health care companies and government. Boston University has a history of firsts; being the nation's first university with a degree program in Public Relations. The College of Communication and Metropolitan College continues this tradition with the first Master Degree in Health Communication fully online. Request more information today!


Boston University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Delivery Format

Entirely Online


Students must have an accredited Bachelor's degree or higher.