Georgetown University

School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A three-time winner of PRWeek’s “PR Education Program of the Year” Award, Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications (PRCC) teaches students how to think strategically, digitally, and globally. Students develop a 360-degree perspective of the modern-day communications industry as they master the skills needed to become forward-thinking and impactful communicators.


Strategy & Critical Thinking. Grounded in strategy, the program emphasizes the planning,critical thinking, and creative skills needed to tackle various communications challenges. Clear Writing & Storytelling. Students master the art of clear, compelling writing and understand how to tailor content across audiences and channels. Informed by Industry. The program continually evolves its curriculum to incorporate emerging industry trends, innovative digital tools, and in-demand skills that prepare students for success. Applied Learning. Nearly all courses integrate applied client work with the program’s vast partner network, including ESPN, Marine Corps Marathon, World Wildlife Fund, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting.


The PRCC program empowers students with the tools and resources they need to secure not only their next job, but also every job after that. Throughout the program, students have the opportunity to develop in-demand skills and gain hands-on experience while building their network.

  • 82% of students report making valuable connections with faculty
  • 94% of alumni are employed in PR or related fields
  • 90% of students say the PRCC program has made a significant impact on their career


All programs offered by Georgetown are accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International candidates who hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree are welcome to apply. An official course-by-course evaluation from World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators will be required to confirm the equivalency of education completed outside of the United States. International applicants for whom English is not their native language must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Complete admissions requirements are available on our website.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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