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South Dakota State University    
  Nov 24, 2017
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Health Journalism Certificate

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Program Coordinator/Contact
Lyle Olson, Interim Department Head/Professor/Graduate Coordinator
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
Yeager Hall 211, Box 2235

Program Information
The Certificate in Health Journalism is designed for media professionals who seek expertise in communicating with health professionals in creating easy-to-understand and effective written text, marketing and social media for the general public.

Course Delivery Format
Program coursework is delivered online.

Certificate Requirements

Total Required Credits: 9-12

Additional Admission Requirements

Please refer to the following for additional information:

Graduate School Admissions

Additional Information

Students enrolled in SDSU certificate programs are not eligible for federal student financial aid. The non-federal alternative loan programs may be used for students meeting the lender criteria as found at (search alternative loans). For further information, please contact the SDSU financial aid office at 605-688-4695 or

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