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M.B.A. in Public Relations

Residential Public Relations M.B.A.

Prepare to succeed in your public relations career with a Master of Business Administration in Public Relations from Liberty University. Here, you’ll gain valuable experience in public communication and persuasion while you explore the contemporary aspects of public relations such as:

  • Designing communications campaigns
  • Writing press releases and other content for news
  • Working with the press
  • Arranging interviews for company spokespeople
  • Writing speeches for company leaders
  • Acting as an organization’s spokesperson
  • Preparing clients for press conferences, media interviews, and speeches
  • Writing website and social media content
  • Managing company reputation
  • Managing internal communications
  • Coordinating marketing activities like brand awareness and event management

Learn from professors who are grounded in their Christian faith, and experienced in their field, as you study branding, marketing, and event management skills that will be invaluable to your public relations career.

Liberty’s School of Business offers state-of-the-art facilities, such as computer labs, research databases, and a stock trading room. The stock trading room is equipped with Bloomberg terminals giving you access to real-time data on companies or industries you may be researching.

  • The MBA: Public Relations degree is also available online

Academic Information for the MBA: Public Relations Cognate

Credit Hours

45 credit hours

Program of Study

Business Administration (M.B.A.) – Public Relations

Admission Requirements

Find M.B.A. in Public Relations admissions requirements.

Public Relations Courses You Could Take

  • Communication & Conflict (COMS 560)
  • Media Technologies & Communication Strategies (STCO 532)
  • Strategic Communication Campaigns for the Digital Age (STCO 658)
  • Leading Organizational Change (BUSI 504)

Enhance Your Career in Public Relations


ACBSP Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
Our M.B.A. is accredited by ACBSP, a specialized accreditation association for business education. This is in addition to Liberty University’s institutional accreditation.


Career Opportunities for the MBA in Public Relations

  • Account Executive
  • Communications Specialist
  • Community Relations Coordinator
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Media Coordinator
  • Product Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Sales Executive
  • Technical Writer
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