Master of Business Administration — Public Relations

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Public Relations

Overview
What You Will Learn
Careers
Benefits
Military

The Online Master’s in Business Administration – Public Relations Degree Equips You to Reach the World With Your Business!

An organization’s image can dramatically alter sales, employment, and strategic direction. In public relations, you will be an essential part of enhancing and building the reputation a business holds.

While pursuing a career in public relations, you will be in charge of analyzing a company’s image and creating a plan of action to improve it. By assisting a business in creating a likable image, you will seek to increase its overall sales and performance. Our MBA training courses are designed to help you help businesses reach their highest potential.

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Business Administration in Public Relations can help you master skills in public relations writing, research, communication, and leadership so that you can gain an in-depth understanding of the field of public relations.

ACBSP-Accredited-Program-LogoAmong only 3% of business schools worldwide to receive ACBSP accreditation

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s MBA Program?

Our program is 100% online. This means you can continue to impact your family, workplace, and community as you further your career. Through classes with no set login times, you will learn in-demand skills such as:

  • The role of communication in conflict situations
  • How to create a strategic communication plan in a digital age
  • Managing contemporary issues seen in human resource management
  • Analyzing an organization’s image and implementing a perception plan

At Liberty, we integrate a biblical worldview into every aspect of the university. You will learn how to excel in your career while also glorifying Christ. Hard work, courage, and integrity define our faith, so we don’t just equip students with a degree — we Train Champions for Christ who impact the world. You may also be interested in exploring our master’s degrees in executive leadership, accounting, or marketing.

Potential Careers for MBA in Public Relations Graduates

  • Account executive
  • Communications director
  • Community relations coordinator
  • Marketing/public relations researcher
  • Product manager
  • Public relations officer

Highlights of Our MBA in Public Relations Degree

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 5 online schools in America. Earning your online MBA in Public Relations degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • You can complete our 100% online MBA program in as little as 2 years!

      Military Benefits for MBA Students

      Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

      • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
      • Reserve/National Guard
      • Veterans/retirees
      • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
      • Current Department of Defense employees

      We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

      • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
      • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
      • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
      45

      Credit Hours

      2

      Years (Avg.)

      Class Type

      100% online, 8-week courses

      Interested in studying on campus?

      Transfer Credits

      Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

      Next Start Date

      Aug 22, 2022

      Accreditation

      ACBSP

      Experience That Matters to You

      As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

      At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

      And what’s that?

      • Affordability
      • Accessibility
      • Academic Quality

      These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

       

      We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

      Why Choose Liberty University?

      Enjoy Flexible Courses

      Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

      * excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

      Maximize Your Time

      Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

      Grow in Your Faith

      All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

      Access Academic Support

      Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

      An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

      Cheer on 20 NCAA Division I
      games that air nationwide

      Graduate with your peers

      Be inspired by world-renowned
      speakers at Convocation

      Why We’re Nonprofit

      As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

      While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

      For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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      Financing Options

      Financial Aid

      Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

      Corporate Tuition Assistance

      Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

      Tuition Discounts

      Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

      Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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