12 months
1287 USD/credit 46332 USD/year
1287 USD/credit 46332 USD/year
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Getting a Master’s degree in Public Relations at Iona College advances or jumpstarts your career in this in-demand communications field. 


When the trajectory of a company or organization's reputation can be altered by the click of a social media post, it’s never been more important for brands and organizations to own their narratives and have robust media relations.

Why Study Public Relations At Iona College?

  • At Iona College, our Master of Arts (MA) in Public Relations degree develops thought leaders equipped with the communication management skills to shape messages, build brand strategies and advance causes. 
  • To accommodate the schedules of working professionals, our graduate program in public relations is offered through evening courses at our New Rochelle, New York campus, as well as hybrid and online courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Communications Research
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Writing for the Media
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Media Relations
  • Converged Technology Applications for Public Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Most of Iona's graduate programs operate on a rolling admission basis. 


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommendation Letter: We want to hear from a professional or academic contact who knows you best. Letters can be submitted in the application portal or emailed to lapentagrad@iona.edu.
  • Current Résumé: Submit the most recent version of your résumé through the application portal.
  • Official NACES Course-by-Course Evaluation (International Students Only)
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS test scores (International Students Only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1287 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1287 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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