M.A. in Public Relations

Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts

Program Description

M.A. in Public Relations

Seton Hall University College of Communication and the Arts

Overview

The Master of Arts in Public Relations is an accelerated program focused on theories and skills required in reputation management and effective public relations. Between 2010 and 2020, employment of public relations managers and specialists is expected to grow 21 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. Students in this on-campus program are challenged to evaluate cases, create campaigns, and develop applied research skills.

By the Numbers

  • 30 Credit Program
  • 21% Expected Employment Growth
  • 14 Miles from Heart of the Public Relations Industry
  • 18 Research and Teaching Awards Received by Faculty

Curriculum

The M.A. in Public Relations is a 30-credit, on-campus, program focused on the theories and skills required in reputation management and effective public relations. Students are challenged to evaluate cases, create campaigns, and expand their skills and knowledge. The program offers students the opportunity to study advanced concepts, theories, and methods through rigorous coursework designed to prepare students for success in the field. The program offers courses in:

  • New Media
  • Digital Communication
  • Nonprofit Communication
  • Crisis Communication

"I selected the M.A. in Public Relations program to advance my education and learn more about the field. I believe that earning a Master's degree will best prepare me to take on projects that require increased expertise."

Brianna Bell (B.A/M.A. in Public Relations Student)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 20, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Aug. 27, 2018
Jan. 2019
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Full time
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USA - South Orange, New Jersey
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Aug. 27, 2018
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USA - South Orange, New Jersey
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