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Boston University College of Communication MS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS
Boston University College of Communication


Boston, USA

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Sep 2023

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The Boston University College of Communication (COM) Public Relations program and its faculty have vast experience identifying the effects of rapid change in media and technology and building the classroom experience around them. Students are trained to succeed in today's marketplace and lead in tomorrow's.

In our three-semester Master of Science in Public Relations program, you will balance academics with practical application. You will gain an overview of contemporary public relations, the nature of human communication, and the media's role before choosing an area of specialization. Hone your ability to write clearly and concisely in contemporary media formats, addressing different audiences. Develop professional management skills. And augment your studies with electives in nonprofit, corporate, or international public relations.

You will learn high-demand skills in our cutting-edge facilities, such as the Zimmerman Family Social Media Activation Center, used by students for social media and crisis communication classes, product launches, consumer-response measurement, and more. Our Communication Research Center has enhanced students' ability to measure media impact with investments in galvanic-skin-response, facial recognition, and eye-tracking cameras and sensors, as well as in virtual reality.

When you are through with our program, you will be ready to assume a leadership role in public relations. Really ready.

Job Titles Selected from Recent Graduates

Account Coordinator

Account Executive

Account Specialist

Assistant Director of Communications

Assistant Account Executive

Assistant Director of Communications for Development and Alumni Relations

Assistant Director of Development

Client Executive

Client Staff Assistant

Communications Analyst

Communications Coordinator

Doctoral Candidate, Communication and Information Science

Independent Contractor – PR

Junior Negotiator

Market Research Analyst

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Marketing Manager

Newsletter and Social Media Coordinator

PR & Events Freelancer

PR Coordinator

Press Relations Officer

Public Relations Coordinator

Public Relations Specialist

Senior Account Executive

Social Media Marketing Intern

Transitional Employment Specialist

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