Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication - Public Relations
Kent State University

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Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication - Public Relations

The Kent State University Master's with a concentration in Public Relations is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in communication, ranging from management-level careers at public relations firms or in-house PR positions to opportunities in social media or specific PR specialty areas. The program offers advanced study in social media, management, crisis communications, branding, internal communications and strategic campaigns.

The curriculum is dynamic, challenging and professionally relevant-all thanks to an innovative, world-class faculty with deep professional and academic expertise. Whether transitioning into a career as a communicator or building on current expertise, Kent State University's online graduate degree offers the flexibility, convenience and learning community you need to reach your goals, such as:

  • Increased career satisfaction, income and opportunity for promotion
  • Making a significant and meaningful contribution to the success of your current organization
  • Developing the skills required for transition to new communication industries, including marketing, social media and advertising
  • RequirementsApplicants must have a bachelor's degree
    On Campus RequirementNo on-campus requirement. All programs offered entirely online.
    Delivery FormatOnline
    Education LevelMaster
    Cost Per Credit$384 per credit hour (Bachelors)/ $571 per credit hour (Masters)