Master of Professional Studies in the Field of Strategic Public Relations
The master of professional studies in the field of strategic public relations prepares its graduates to work at major public relations firms or in communication roles with nonprofits, corporations, on Capitol Hill, or in the executive branch. The 30-credit program is offered at GW's Alexandria Education Center as well as via distance learning.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 18-21 credits in required courses and 9-12 credits in elective courses.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits in required and elective courses.
|PSPR 6201||Public Relations Principles and Practices|
|PSPR 6202||Advanced Writing for PR Professionals (see note below)|
|PSPR 6203||Research Methods for Public Relations and Public Affairs Managers|
|PSPR 6204||Media Relations in the New Media World|
|PSPR 6205||Fundamentals of Business and Management for Public Relations and Public Affairs|
|PSPR 6206||Ethical Standards in Public Relations and Public Affairs|
|CPS 6300||Capstone Research Project|
|9-12 credits in elective courses chosen in consultation with the program director.|
|Note: Students may place out of PSPR 6202 based upon review of their transcript and required writing samples. Such students take an additional elective course.|