Public Relations, Master | Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis | Indianapolis, United States
24 months
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17248 USD/year
17248 USD/year
6244 USD/year
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If you have experience in the field but are ready to enhance your knowledge and skills, or you are a professional from an allied discipline who wants to transition to public relations, the Master of Arts in Public Relations at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis is ideal for you. 

Overview

Overview

The Master of Arts in Public Relations at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis is designed to prepare you for professional public relations positions in a wide variety of industries.

You will participate in real-world learning experiences, including public relations campaigns and crisis-communication plans for local organizations. Past students have even collaborated with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.

This professional graduate program offers coursework online, in a hybrid format, or at night on IUPUI’s downtown Indianapolis campus in modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

Course topics include PR research and evaluation and tactics and techniques, starting your own PR business, managing a firm, creating online content such as blogs and social media, completing a successful PR campaign, and more. You will be prepared for management positions in public relations firms, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, associations, and health and life sciences organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Relations Management
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Public Relations for Non-Profits
  • Public Relations Research and Evaluation
  • Communication Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 SCH

41-54

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with an overall undergraduate point average of at least 3.0; an undergraduate major in journalism is not required, but applicants without such a background are required to take additional course work in journalism and public relations as part of their master’s program;
  • Appropriate level of achievement on the Graduate Record Examination General Test (applicants with a post-graduate degree are not required to submit GRE scores);
  • Three letters of recommendation; and
  • A personal statement explaining how a master’s degree will fit into the applicant’s career goals.
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      17248 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8624 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      17248 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8624 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • In-State

      6244 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 3122 USD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Indianapolis

    1017 - 1926 USD /month
    Living costs

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

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    Funding

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