The Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations is a 33 credit-hour program offered as a hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous online classes. The degree is designed for those interested in or actively employed in public relations, advertising, public relations management or advocacy within the corporate or nonprofit sectors.
Communications specialists with areas of concentration in public relations are and will be among the most in-demand professionals on the job market. According to the United States Bureau of Labor statistics, jobs available to graduates of programs in public relations and applied research are on the rise and this trend is expected to continue.
The program offers a hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous online learning opportunities, providing maximum flexibility as you pursue your graduate degree. You can easily create a class schedule around your busy life while still having opportunities to interact with professors and fellow students in various real-time remote lectures and projects.
The highly trained graduates of the Saint Peter’s Master’s program in Communication and Public Relations will be experts in utilizing media to promote and go to market, strategic communication plans and analysis, brand development and practice, creating press releases, and identifying and effectively respond to crisis situations. A micro focus will be placed on understanding how social media platforms are used to reach an organization’s clients and potential business partners, and helping their clients communicate effectively with the public.
|At A Glance|
|Degree:||Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations|
|Course Location:||Jersey City Campus and online|
|Program Duration:||33 Credits|
|Course Format:||Classes meet once a week from 6:00 p.m. to 9:25 p.m.|
Accelerated BS/BSBA to Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations
You can earn your undergraduate degree and a Master of Arts in Communication and Public Relations in five years through our Accelerated Program.
The Accelerated BS/BSBA to MA program offers several advantages. The program:
- Accelerates the attainment of an advanced degree
- Facilitates seamless transition to a master’s degree
- Increases students’ marketability in the workforce
- Saves students time and money