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When it comes to acquiring a quality graduate education—one that broadens the mind and delivers the skills necessary to succeed in a market driven economy—the NYU School of Professional Studies M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication is at the forefront of anticipating the needs of its students and the continually evolving public relations industry it serves to innovate. The faculty consists of leading industry executives, influential thought leaders, and entrepreneurs from an array of growing business sectors. Students benefit from the research, hands-on work in the field, and the industry connections from our expert faculty members in public relations, corporate communication, and marketing. The program is designed to meet the needs of both working professionals and full-time students, and it can be completed in two years of full-time study or in up to five years of part-time study.

The M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication is a 42-credit program with a core curriculum focused on written communication and presentation skills, ethics, law, social media strategies, research methodologies, and regulatory practices. In addition to an opportunity to complete an internship, students also are given the chance to produce a practicum project in which they prepare, present, and potentially launch a detailed communication plan that meets a real need for an industry organization.

Students are required to take the following courses.


Students select three of the following courses or two of the following courses and one course from the corporate and organizational communication concentration.

Students are required to take the following courses.


Students select three of the following courses or two of the following courses and one course from the public relations management concentration.

Course Title Credits
PRCC1-GC3901 Internship 1.0