Build on the broad knowledge and critical skills you have already developed as liberal arts or social sciences major. Develop specialized professional skills to prepare you for leadership positions in strategic media communications in a wide range of industries. You will have a balanced blend of courses in multimedia technology, media convergence, advertising, public relations and more to give you a visible professional edge in today's communications-driven global society.
- Focuses on a balance between skills training and theory.
- Provides students with professional skills that give them a visible edge in the job market and makes them an indispensable asset to any business, organization, or institution.
- Students develop expertise in public relations, advertising, social media and campaign planning, and execution.
- Allows students to expand their horizons as socially responsible members of the global society.
- Designed to accommodate full-time or part-time students.
- Graduate assistantships and internships available.
- Faculty have extensive professional and international experience along with their academic credentials.
- Students have access to state-of-the-art media technology and computer labs.
- Hands-on experience is available at St. Cloud State's 24-hour radio station, the student newspaper, and an HD television station.
- American Advertising Federation
- Public Relations Student Society of America
- Society of Professional Journalists
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|Spring||September 15||November 15|
- Strategic communication
- Social media
- Public relations
- Marketing communications
University Facts & Stats
- 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
- More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
- Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.
A comprehensive exam is taken during the last semester of study. The exam is a take-home and essay format.
About the School
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