Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Public Relations
The George Washington University

Program Details

Public relations has undergone a metamorphosis as technology continues to impact every facet of marketing and communications.  To meet this challenge, The George Washington University offers a progressive, contemporary Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Public Relations.  Available completely online, this graduate degree guides students towards a strong, in-demand career path where organizations are seeking professionals who can contend with the communication demands of social media and social responsibility.  With GW’s program, you can learn how to effectively manage these aspects, and more, within today’s business, non-profit and government environments.  Curriculum may cover subjects such as:

  • Sustainable communications
  • Principles and practice of strategic PR
  • Political socialization and public opinion
  • Ethical standards

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The George Washington University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

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