MS in Health Communication

2015-2016 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 2015 and 2016 in order to provide additional information to prospective students given the small size of the program.

This data represents 100% of graduates (students who responded to the one year out alumni survey, an average 78% response rate, plus additional research).

100% of those seeking were employed within one year of graduation.          

Employment breakdown by industry

Healthcare                               13%

Nonprofit (health related)          24%

University/Research Institution   13%

Private                                     38%

Independent/self-employed        12%

Starting salaries ranged from $60,000-$89,000 (60% of survey respondents answered this question)

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 (includes employers from past four years of graduates)

BBK Worldwide

Beyond Type 1

Boston Medical Center

Care Content

Cooperate Colorado

Massachusetts General Hospital

ReThink Health

Student Health 101

The Monday Campaigns

Tufts Medical Center

Verisk Health

YWCA Boston