MHCI Careers and Internships

The Master of Health Communication and Information program is no longer accepting applications. If you are interested in health specialization, please visit our health communication concentration within the Master of Communication and Media program.

As an MHCI student, you have many potential career opportunities across a broad range of professional practices. Our professional degree in Health Communication and Information serves many employment sectors, including:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Federal, State, and Local Governments
  • Healthcare Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, or Consulting Agencies
  • Hospitals or Medical Practices
  • Nonprofit Advocacy, Voluntary and Community Organizations

This is an excellent degree program if you desire to enter the healthcare industry or are currently working in a health organization or in the healthcare communication field, as a:

  • Health Organization Communication Professional
  • Health Organization Supervisors, Manager, or Director
  • Health Organization Unit or Practice Leader
  • Manager, Coordinator, Specialist, Project Director, Educator, Analyst, Researcher, Writer/Editor, Consultant, Sales Representative, or Scientist in the Health Communication field

Your Skills Are in Demand

Rutgers’ access to the New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia markets offers you unparalleled opportunities in for-profit, nonprofit and government sectors. The skills you are developing are valuable across the wide-ranging health professions labor market.

All indications suggest an expanding job market for all potential areas of health data analysis and informatics, particularly within the greater New York City region. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts promising market growth through 2024 in areas of health communication and health professions including:

  • Medical and Health Services Managers (expected 17% increase in jobs)
  • Health Educators and Community Health Workers (expected 13% increase in jobs)
  • Social and Community Service Managers  (expected 10% increase in jobs)
  • Advertising, Promotion and Marketing Managers (expected 9% increase in jobs)
  • Public Relations Specialists (expected 6% increase in jobs)

Find Your Next Job or Internship Opportunity

SC&I wants you to engage with your success. You can search all current job and internship opportunities at Career Services at SC&I as well as links to additional resources.

The thriving healthcare field offers some of the best career opportunities in the United States. Our new MHCI degree will help you enhance your healthcare career or enter this growing profession.