Public Relations

Master of Science

Buffalo State College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    33
  • Degree Level
    Master of Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your master of science degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students
The SUNY Buffalo State Master of Science in public relations degree program provides a solid foundation in the principles and practice of public relations for students interested in careers in public relations. The 33-credit-hour program, which includes an internship, educates students in the principles, theories, research methods, and writing techniques that are needed for a career in public relations, with special emphasis on strategic communication planning skills, “real world” case studies, and ethical standards that are required to succeed in the field. Graduates of the program have a wide variety of career choices in public relations and social media positions at public relations agencies, nonprofit organizations, small businesses, large corporations, schools and colleges, hospitals and medical practices, law firms, government, the military, sports teams, tourism agencies, and entertainment, among others.  
What's a master's degree?
A master's degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to complete and typically requires students to have a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

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  • 100% Online
    This program is presented 100% online. You will not be expected to attend any classes on campus.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiments such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
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  4. Pay the application fee
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  6. Send in your academic records
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