College of Arts & Sciences
Now part of the new College of Communication and the Arts at Seton Hall.

Employment of public relations managers and specialists is expected to grow 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.

Seton Hall University's Master of Arts Public Relations (MPR) program is one of the select universities to receive the Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). This international recognition makes Seton Hall University one of the best places to study public relations in the world. Seton Hall is also one of the very few universities to offer an integrated public relations program including the B.A., M.A., Dual Degree 5-year B.A./M.A. and Professional Certificate in Public Relations.

Master of Public Relations

Program Goals:

  • Provide students with a theoretical framework to understand the strategic and tactical roles of public relations, including the identifying of publics and stakeholders.
  • Ensure students understand the ethical expectations and challenges related to Public Relations activities.
  • Develop critical awareness and a holistic understanding of the role public relations plays in society.
  • Equip students with the knowledge and tools to effectively plan, execute and measure public relations programs and campaigns

Program Highlights:

  • 30-Credit Master's Degree
  • No GREs or GMATs Required
  • Can be earned in as little as 12 Months
  • Flexible Offerings to Fit Busy Schedules
  • Rolling admissions: Fall, Spring or Summer Starts
  • APR Accreditation Preparation
  • "Learn it, Apply it" Philosophy

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For More Information:
Please contact Richard Dool, D.Mgt., Director, Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Communication, at (973) 761-9474 or

Dr. Richard Dool
Director, Graduate Studies

(973) 761-9490

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