SC&I Communication majors who graduate with the Leadership in Organizations and Community specialization possess the knowledge and skills to assume a leadership role in the workplace and in communities. This is crucial for anyone who will lead large-scale projects, direct programs or facilitate teams across all sectors, including for-profit companies, nonprofits and government agencies.
This specialization helps you develop the skills and competencies necessary for leading people in today’s complex professional environment. Whether you pursue an advanced degree or put your skills to work, you will be able to use your knowledge to advance in many settings:
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Our faculty members bring academic rigor and real-world experience to the classroom and guide you through the unique communication demands of healthcare professionals as well as through the development of effective communication strategies and skills for use in health intervention and health care practice. From designing, implementing and evaluating public health communication campaigns to solving contemporary and practical problems through health communication and health literacy, our faculty seamlessly blend fundamental theory with real-world applications.
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This specialization requires a total of six courses (18 credits). If you’re using this specialization to fulfill the Communication major’s degree requirements, at least 6 credits must be at the 400 level. To expand your career options, you can combine the Leadership specialization with other specializations as long as you satisfy all the requirements. Consider these combinations and possible career paths.
You must take both.
Choose four elective courses from either Foundational or Supplementary courses.