Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication / Public Relations
Kent State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from Kent State University is a journalism degree.  This is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in communication, ranging from management-level careers at public relations firms or in-house Public Relations positions to opportunities in social media or specific Public Relations specialty areas.  This journalism degree offers advanced study in social media, management, crisis communications, branding, internal communications, and strategic campaigns.  The curriculum is dynamic, challenging, and professionally relevant with an innovative, world-class faculty that offer professional and academic expertise.  Whether transitioning into a career as a communicator or building on current expertise, this journalism degree offers the flexibility, convenience, and learning community you need to reach your goals.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Kent State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants with significant professional experience.