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Accelerate Your Career

MS in Health Care Communication Career Impact

Experience Measurable, Meaningful Growth

The MS in Health Care Communication curriculum gives you the expertise, strategic planning insights and creative problem-solving skills that the growing health care field demands.

To date, graduates who were seeking immediate career growth accepted a new job or received a promotion during the one-year MS in Health Care Communication cohort program. Those students also received a pay increase of roughly 20%.

Over 50%

Over 50% of the first cohort received promotions or salary increases before graduation

More Than 90%

More than 90% of the second cohort received a new position or promotion before or after graduation


AACSB and NCACS accredited
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From Classroom to Mayo Clinic

Sunni Hemingsen ’18 uses her skill sets to consult with organizational leaders at Mayo Clinic.
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Practicum & Mentors

One reason MS in Health Care Communication students experience immediate career success is the required practicum, which is designed to accelerate your career path. We’ll match you with a mentor who holds a position you’d like to have in 10 – 15 years, and you’ll work closely with this expert. This relationship often creates pathways directly to the student's next job or promotion. In addition, you’ll work on a real-world project, often at your mentor's organization. You’ll be able to make a meaningful impact while still a student, and you’ll have an impressive addition on your resume.

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Career Management for Students

Get personalized career counseling from our experienced and insightful career coaches before you graduate.

Graduate student and former St. Thomas staffer celebrates with family after receiving his business degree at the 2016 graduate business commencement ceremony.

Career Management for Alumni

As a graduate of the Opus College of Business, you can rely on lifelong career management and assistance from our career center. We’re here to help you maximize your potential in today’s competitive job market.

Manage your career as an alumni
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Talent Development for Employers

Look to the St. Thomas Opus College of Business as a training and talent development tool for your business, and to our graduates and alumni as highly talented candidates for your job openings.

Learn more about our business talent

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Top Employers of St. Thomas Graduates

The following companies have a history of hiring and employing our graduates:

  • Medtronic
  • UnitedHealth Group/Optum
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Mayo Clinic

Seeing is Believing

Get in Touch

St. Thomas Opus College of Business is an incredible place to learn, meet inspiring peers and mentors, and build a strong career path. Don’t just take our word for it—experience St. Thomas firsthand. Visit a class, attend an info session, or chat with the admissions team.