Master On Campus Online

Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

24 months
45810 USD/year
45810 USD/year
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Cut through the crowded marketplace and inspire change with Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications.


A three-time winner of PRWeek’s “PR Education Program of the Year” Award, our program prepares you with the essential planning, critical thinking, and creative skills that place you in high demand with today’s employers. You’ll develop a 360-degree perspective of the modern communications landscape while learning how to think strategically, digitally, and globally.

The Program

Our Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations & Corporate Communications program from Georgetown University regularly evolves its curriculum to align with the industry. You’ll study the latest communications trends, practices, and digital tools that help you stay ahead of the curve in this fast-paced field. You’ll develop a strong foundation in strategic planning, research, writing, and ethics. In the classroom, you’ll learn from communications executives and thought leaders who will share their expertise and experience across a range of specialties.

Capitalizing on Georgetown’s broad partner network and location in Washington, D.C., nearly all of our courses integrate real-world client work. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with some of the nation’s top communications organizations while gaining hands-on practice, building your portfolio, and expanding your network.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conversations in Ethics
  • Capstone
  • Elements of Communications Planning
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Communications Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our application is conveniently located online for you to complete at your own pace. There is a $50, non-refundable fee.
  • Your resume or CV should be no longer than two pages.
  • Write an essay explaining why you are interested in pursuing this specific master's degree and why you are a strong candidate for the program. 
  • Through the online application portal, you will be prompted to provide the contact information for two recommenders.
  • Official transcripts are required from all undergraduate institutions where 16 or more credits were earned.
  • Please submit two writing or work samples. Samples may include published or unpublished works.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45810 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    45810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45810 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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