MS in Health Communication

2013-2015 MS in Health Communication Employment Statistics

Tufts Public Health Programs collects employment data on graduates one year after their graduation date. The data below represents the MS in Health Communication graduating classes of 2013, 2014, and 2015 in order to provide additional information to prospective students given the small size of the program.

This data represents only those students who responded to the one year out alumni survey, an average 78% response rate.

90% of those seeking were employed within one year of graduation.          

Employment breakdown by industry

Healthcare                               36%

Nonprofit (health related)          29%

University/Research Institution   14%

Health Technology                    14%

Pharmaceutical                           7%

Average starting salary

 7%      100,000 or more

14%       80,000-90,000

29%       60,000-70,000

29%       50,000-59,000

21%       40,000-49,000

Average amount of time to find post-graduate employment

72%        0-3 months

14%        3-6 months

14%        7-9 monhts

Representative job titles

Communications Manager



Marketing and Communications Manager

Medical Editor

Project Manager

Senior Associate, Strategic Communications

Staff Writer

Sample Employers

Boston Medical Center

Massachusetts General Hospital

ReThink Health

Student Health 101

The Monday Campaigns

Tufts Medical Center

Verisk Health

YWCA Boston