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Health Communication Minor

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The science and art of communication.

The Health Communication minor emphasizes knowledge and skills in areas such as patient provider communication, telemedicine, and persuasive health messaging. Students gain familiarity with contemporary health issues and perspectives outside of the communication discipline. The minor provides students with a firm foundation to pursue a career in a variety of health-related fields, building on the central role of communication in the delivery, management, and promotion of health care.

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.