Online Masters Degree Programs in Health Communication Ranked From Lowest to Highest Tuition

By Staff

The median tuition charged by colleges and universities across the nation that have online masters degree in health communication programs is $22,294 yearly. Over the past few years, there has been a 11.6% decrease in the median tuition. The median tuition annually was $25,215 at these online colleges and universities in 2007.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online health communication programs at the masters level from highest to lowest cost:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 2
Low cost 2
Average cost 0
Most expensive 2

A yearly tuition of over $30,900 is charged by the costliest online masters degree in health communication colleges and universities. The cheapest schools, on the other hand, require students to pay annual tuition costs in the range of $5,580 to $10,386. The least expensive accredited online health communication masters degree schools are located in Illinois and Missouri.

  • Master of Art in Communications – Health Communications
  • Master of Science in Health Communication
  • MS Communication – Health Communication
  • Master in Public Health – Nutrition
  • M.S. in Nursing: Public Health
  • M.S. in Health Care Administration
  • M.S. in Health Care Informatics
  • Master of Public Health
  • M.S. in Nursing: Public Health (Bridge)

In 2011, roughly 39% of health communication graduates with masters degrees from online colleges across the country earned credentials from these reasonably priced programs. This represents 62,684 of the 160,088 graduates from across the country. From 2006 to 2011, the percentage of health communication graduates with masters degrees from the most inexpensive online colleges has decreased. Also, the number of graduates has decreased by 6,762 graduates per annum.

Other somewhat more expensive cost online health communication masters degree colleges and universities charge students tuition ranging from $16,500 to $28,088 each year. Of the 6 online colleges and universities with masters degrees in health communication programs in the nation, 2 offer programs with tuition in this range.

A reported 21.3% of the nation’s health communication masters level graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This represents 34,152 students.

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