Technology-Based Health Communication and Promotion Certificate

Develop unique skills to improve your health messaging interventions

Our Technology-Based Health Communication and Promotion Certificate program equips you to take on communication and promotion roles as a health and wellness professional in private business and industry, community organizations and healthcare settings.

Obtain the necessary skills for creating high-quality wellness and prevention-related content, effective health messaging, and digital media campaigns employing information and communication technologies (ICTs) across various digital platforms. Create innovative health communication and promotion strategies to meet the needs of a wide range of organizations and the diverse populations they serve.

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I didn't just learn the theory behind digital health translation, I engaged in practical projects designed to show us the benefit of digital communication, culminating in a self-driven knowledge translation project that I still reference today
Ryan  |  DPT student

Understanding by Doing

Through this certificate you can:

  • Master the Language of Health and Well-Being – learn the determinants of health behaviors, and the major causes of noncommunicable disease
  • Optimize your Expertise by Expanding your Reach – learn how to translate your 1-to-1 consultations into 1-to-many; design and implement content marketing campaigns and technology solutions

You will conceptualize, design and evaluate a variety of ICT-driven health promotion, wellness and prevention-related programs, interventions and resources that incorporate evidence-based guidelines and target a wide array of user populations (diverse racial and ethnic groups, children and the elderly, individuals with disabilities).

Given the global emergence, general use and utility of ICTs, there is a particularly high demand for professionals with expertise in this field of study. This certificate qualifies you for specialized careers in a variety of organizational settings including health promotion and education, medical writing, public relations, marketing and communications, policy, consulting, health care agencies, and wellness programs in the public and private sector.

Learn from the best

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    Richard Severin

    Communications Committee Chair of the APTA Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Section


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