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Syracuse University

Newhouse School of Public Communications, Communications Management


215 University Place




United States





Program Information

Degree Offered


Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

If you're a public relations practitioner interested in earning a master's degree in communications management through an innovative distance-learning format, our program may be for you. This interdisciplinary, 36-credit program combines courses in public relations, business and leadership, fusing the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for career advancement in the ever-changing public relations profession. The program received the 2011 PR Education Program of the Year Award from PRWeek.

This 36-credit M.S. in Communications Management program is a fully-accredited degree, notable for its interdisciplinary approach to the advanced education of mid-career public relations practitioners, based on the development of key management abilities critical to success in this evolving profession. Since 1995, this unique program has been offered in a flexible limited residency/distance learning format to experienced practitioners from all public relations specializations from literally all over the world.



Eligibility Requirements:

Requires a minimum of five years professional experience.

# of Credits Required:


Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999