Admissions

Master’s Program

To apply for the Master of Science program, complete the online application through the Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2017: June 1, 2017
  • Spring 2018: November 1, 2017

    Priority review is given to applications completed before these deadlines, but we accept applications until each cohort is full. Applications submitted after a cohort is full are automatically designated to the next admission cycle at top priority for admission consideration.

Certificate Program

To apply for the 12-credit Certificate in Health Communication, email the following to hcom@illinois.edu:

  • A current resume or CV
  • A brief personal statement explaining your interest in the certificate
  • A scanned copy of your undergraduate transcript (or picture of your diploma) for degree confirmation

Admission decisions are typically made within two weeks.

Non-degree Seeking Students

Depending on available space in classes, students may opt to take a limited number of courses as non-degree seeking students that can later be applied towards the HCOM degree or certificate. Please contact hcom@illinois.edu for details.

More Online Programs

For more information about applying to online programs at the University of Illinois, please visit the Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning.