Boston University Metropolitan College  

Boston,  MA 
United States
  • Booth: 401

Be a leader in 21st-century healthcare communication. Boston University’s Metropolitan College and College of Communication collaborate to offer the cutting-edge, 100% online Graduate Certificate in Visual & Digital Health Communication and Master of Science in Health Communication—the first program of its type to be offered online. Gain expertise in visual branding and storytelling, marketing, mass media strategies, health literacy, public and media relations, advocacy and policy, biology, epidemiology, and research methods.


  • A collaboration between BU’s Health Communication program and the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN) grants students premium membership to the global service, which connects them to an array of hospitals, healthcare communications professionals, medical providers, patients, and caregivers worldwide—an invaluable resource in the field.
  • Award-winning coursework includes an opportunity to earn the Social Media Basics for Healthcare Certificate from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network, valued at 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. 
  • A partnership with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) allows professionals who hold the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) to waive two courses—equivalent to 8 academic credits—from their master’s program requirements upon acceptance. Learn to develop effective communication campaigns, tackle tough healthcare issues, and provide valuable information to the media, the public, and other critical stakeholders.


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