Master's Degree

Fully Accredited Program

Develop the strategic skills to lead and thrive amidst the digital communications revolution.

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Online Master's in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Georgetown’s Online Master's in Public Relations & Corporate Communications prepares you to master every step in the public relations and communications planning process. In this fast-paced, data-driven world, communications link brands, customers, stakeholders, and products. In this online program, students will learn how to use cutting edge technology, such as artificial intelligence, automation tools, and predictive modeling, to excel as a PR professional.

Led by industry experts and practitioners, this communications and public relations program prepares you to demonstrate value through media analysis and measurement, competitive intelligence, segmentation and targeting, and new customer insights for future campaigns. You will develop the professional writing skills expected of PR practitioners, and better understand the role and practice of media relations in corporate, nonprofit and government organizations. Our online courses offer adaptable curricula that enable you to tailor the program to meet your specific educational and career goals, no matter where you are in your PR career.

  • Number of Credits

    30 credits

  • Work Outside of Each Class

    6-9 hours per week

  • Total Tuition


  • Enrollment

    Full-time or part-time

  • Time to Complete

    ~2 years (part-time)

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

You’ll gain relevant industry experience, portfolio materials, and other professional work during internship opportunities and experiential learning with classmates from around the world. Through case studies and hands-on client projects, you’ll master today's digital tools, trends, and tactics.

Our Online Master's in Public Relations & Corporate Communications program is designed to fit the schedule of a working professional. Online classes allow you to earn your degree without interrupting your career.

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    Through the program's diverse courses, I've had the unique opportunity to immerse myself into different facets of the complex PR industry and explore next steps toward my professional journey.”

    Tiara Johnson Master's in Public Relations & Corporate Communications

Upon completing this online master's program, you’ll fully understand how digital communications relate to more traditional marketing and PR tactics, and how to combine them for the best integrated approach. You’ll bring value to any organization or brand and play a profound role in achieving business goals and objectives.

*Tuition for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 terms will be available in early 2021.