Bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 GPA from an accredited college or university.
Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools. All international transcripts
must be evaluated by an agency accredited by the National Association of Credential
Evaluation Services (see below for more).
Two references that can address the applicant's capacity to succeed in the field of
health communication or a related field and ability to complete a course of graduate-level
If the applicant graduated within two years, at least one letter must be from a college
or university faculty member with whom the applicant has studied.
If the applicant has been working, at least one letter must be from a supervisor who
is familiar with the applicant's work.
Complete application with writing sample.
One essay of 500 words or fewer must be submitted with the application in
SOPHAS Express, uploaded in the Attachments section. Essay Topic: How do the skills/knowledge you
will attain through the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Health Communication relate
to your career/educational goals?
International applicants who trained in non-English speaking schools and do not reside
in an English speaking country must take the TOEFL exam.
Minimum Score: 213
Minimum Score: 90
Minimum Score: 550
International students are required to have a course-by-course educational credential
evaluation completed by an agency accredited by the National Association of Credential
Evaluation Services (
NACES). We require using World Evaluation Services (
WES). This evaluation provides a U.S. course equivalent including semester hours earned,
course content and corresponding letter grade for all courses listed on the applicant's
transcript. This evaluation must be completed before the application can be considered.