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Best Online Master’s in Public Relations Programs

by Ella Wilson Love to write
The world of public relations continues to gain a massive amount of attention from today’s job market. Perhaps it is because of the annual median pay of $58,000 or the projected 6 percent increase in the job market before 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Either way, it is understandable why many people are now eager to pursue a higher education in this field. Here is a list of top schools that offer the best online Masters in Public Relations programs in the country: 

California Baptist University

California Baptist University (CBU) is a solid choice to consider if you want a school that blends Christian beliefs and studies with a high-quality education in Public Relations. CBU offers 16 different postgraduate degrees with classes starting every 2 months (8 weeks). This particular online program consists of a 33-credit curriculum that prepares all graduates with such key nuggets of knowledge as the ins and outs of the digital world as well as the power of blogs and social media when it comes to the overall reputation, credibility and skillset of a typical PR professional. 

West Virginia University 

West Virginia University (WVU) offers a high-quality integrated marketing communication program for postgraduates that currently have more than 400 active students working towards pursuing an online Masters in Public Relations. An advantage of this program is that the curriculum is customizable and allows students and prospective candidates to create a program that is the most suitable option for their specific goals. Keep in mind that students have a list of 20 electives from which they can choose – including core elements of the world of public relations such as web metrics, social media and crisis communication. Each academic year consists of 8-week accelerated classes that are spread over a path of 5 terms.

Mississippi College

Like California Baptist University, many people enjoy considered Mississippi College as a viable option – especially since it is also a Christian university that specializes in sciences and liberal arts. Both of the programs offered by this institution focus on factors like persuasion and communication research since they share many of the same core courses. There is also a list of 15-credit electives from which students may choose as they are developing the educational path that will lead to their online Masters in Public Relations

How to Choose the Best School

With the growing number of options available, how exactly can you choose the best college or university? To have a high-quality career in public relations, you will need to first have a high-quality education that teaches you the ropes and walks you through how to pursue solid career options and business opportunities.

Make sure that you take ample time to research your available options, course and elective choices as well as the quality of the actual institution itself. Taking the necessary steps to research, examine and analyze all of your options will help you to make the best decision for your current educational path and your future career. 


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