Kent State University

School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication - Public Relations



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication - Public Relations

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Kent State University master's degree 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'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


Kent State University is regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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