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.

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants with significant professional experience

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Not all of Kent State's online programs are available in every state. Students should check prior to enrollment.