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 July 30, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
3 - 4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
1,212 USD
Cost per credit. The full cost of the program's tuition is estimated to be approximately $36,360 USD. Please note, additional tuition and fees may apply.
Information
Deadline
May 1, 2019
Locations
USA - South Orange, New Jersey
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline May 1, 2019
End date May 18, 2021
Dates
Sept. 2019
USA - South Orange, New Jersey
Application deadline May 1, 2019
End date May 18, 2021