It’s a great time to be in PR.
Indeed.com lists over 40,000 jobs for mid-senior level public relations specialists. Not only do companies want experienced employees, they also want educated individuals who can prove their commitment to career growth. With a master’s degree, you can expect to earn from $60,000 to $110,000+.
The online Master of Arts in Mass Communication with a specialization in Public Relations includes 33 credit hours— 30 hours of coursework plus three final credits in the capstone course. The University of Florida is excited to partner with APCO Worldwide, the largest women and employee-owned communication consultancy in the world. The Public Relations curriculum will teach students cutting-edge strategies employed by APCO and will allow students to work on real-world projects. Additionally, the partnership allows students to connect with top APCO executives, who will help mentor and guide the next generation of communicators. In addition to APCO’s influence, the program curriculum is guided by an Advisory Council of top industry experts, with courses taught by industry professionals and University of Florida faculty. Read more about the UF CJC Online partnership with APCO Worldwide here. Unique Learning Experience UF CJC Online programs are designed for students who crave:
Core Competencies of the Public Relations Specialization Courses are designed to teach students how to:
Core Courses of the Public Relations Specialization
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 1
Summer: April 1
Specific positions you may qualify for upon graduation include:
With so many self-proclaimed experts, ninjas, and gurus, I wanted a way to gain an edge over other professionals in the field. The master’s program allowed me to switch industries and advance in a field that I love.Sean Burke
Marketing Manager, 704Games
UF MA '15