Opportunities and Outcomes
Through its strong professional affiliation and the accomplishments of its faculty members and students, the MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication has positioned itself at the very forefront of public relations education.
In 2010, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and New York University announced an agreement in which the PRSA and the MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication would work together to promote the advancement of public relations as a validated social science.
To prepare you for leadership in this dynamic field, the MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication provides you with the theoretical learning and practical skills needed to become an effective public relations professional who is capable of managing a wide variety of communication challenges. You will learn to influence organizational leaders and will increase your level of sensitivity in regard to the interests of multiple audiences—including consumers, employees, and business leaders.
Opportunities that will add extraordinary value to your educational experience include:
In today’s increasingly technological—and transparent—corporate landscape, skilled crisis-management leaders and communication professionals capable of conveying an organization’s mission, message, and reputation are needed more than ever before. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of public relations specialists is expected to grow 24 percent by 2018—much faster than the average for all occupations.
Graduates of the program are employed in a wide range of organizations, including:
- Amnesty International
- United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
- Bloomingdale’s, Inc.
- The British Consulate-General, New York
- Digital Democracy
- Millennium Promise
- The New York Knicks
- The National Basketball Association
- Johnson & Johnson