University of Maryland University College

Graduate School

Master of Science in Management - Public Relations



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Management - Public Relations

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Management program is designed for professionals who are assuming increasing management responsibility within their organizations. This 36-credit program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.

The public relations specialization in the Master of Science (MS) in management is designed to meet the needs of both the entry-level employee and the working professional who seek a more formal grounding in the profession. The program provides students with a solid grounding in public relations theory, legal and ethical issues confronted by practitioners, and the analytic and creative skills necessary to excel in the profession. The capstone experience provides the student with an opportunity to observe and participate in the production and assessment of a public relations campaign, providing the student with the opportunity to analyze the effects of various strategies and practices in the workplace.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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