It isn’t difficult to find options for a graduate-level communication degree in Mississippi these days. However, as the job market continues to become more competitive, discerning students are looking for a program that will give them an edge in a growing field and help them stand out among their peers. For these students, the Mississippi College Communication department provides a Master of Science in Professional Communication in Health Services Administration degree. Health services administration programs in hospitals around the country are in need of qualified employees to create policies, direct hospital services or otherwise serve as communications spokespeople for entire healthcare organizations. Mississippi College can prepare students to become these employees.
The department’s teaching philosophy is built around the practical application of communication principles and theory. Students are taught to research, organize and effectively deliver oral, written and visual public presentations. Additionally, each student will leave the department with a personal portfolio of work completed during their time at Mississippi College, a record of academic achievement and proof of marketable skills to future potential health services administration employers.
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Upon completion of the Professional Communication in Health Services Administration program, students will have earned a Master of Science in Communication and have the skills, knowledge and confidence to begin a stable career as a communications professional in the healthcare field.
This 31-hour program requires that students take 16 hours of communications courses including:
-Process and Effects of Communication
Mississippi College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelors, masters, education specialists degrees, the education doctorate and the first professional degree in law.