Master of Science in Marketing – Public Relations Learn to Improve a Business’ Reputation in the Market with Our ACBSP-Accredited Degree


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Liberty University’s online Master of Science (MS) in Marketing – Public Relations (PR) degree can set you on the path to business success by developing your professional abilities, nurturing your communication skills, and enhancing your public relations expertise.

With studies in media technologies and strategic digital communication, our public relations and marketing degree can help equip you with a fundamental understanding of how marketing and content creation improves your business’s reputation in the market. The online public relations degree can help you build the skill set needed to promote any business through marketing and PR.

The online master’s in public relations and marketing was created to provide insight into marketing best practices in a program of study that can be completed in 36 credit hours — all while you continue to work and stay connected with your family, church, and community. Partner with us, gain an advanced understanding of marketing and public relations that can help set you apart from your peers, and take your career to new heights.

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If you want to break into the marketing industry and represent your business to the world, Liberty University’s marketing and public relations online degree is designed to equip you with state-of-the-art tools and techniques for reaching your business’s top markets and streamlining the use of business assets.

Our marketing and public relations degree can help you learn how to use marketing analytics, digital media, and social networks to increase your brand’s recognition and spearhead marketing campaigns, all while managing the public’s perception of your business and increasing its influence. Marketing and PR professionals play an integral role in the success of their organizations, and the importance of their work often warrants above-average pay.

Liberty’s mission to Train Champions for Christ means that we seek to produce professionals who are ethical, biblically responsible business experts. Whether you are currently working in public relations, leading a marketing team, or looking to start a new career, our online public relations master’s degree can help you stand out as a Christ-centered professional.

The online Master of Science in Marketing – Public Relations degree can help you develop a mastery of marketing strategies and public relations functions in a variety of industries and business roles so you can be a marketable and flexible asset. You will study how to establish complex and innovative marketing solutions to meet corporate communication needs, as well as how to assess and mitigate brand image issues.

You can also learn how proper messaging can make or break a business’s market influence. Through the public relations area of study, you will engage in relations problem analysis, strategic planning for relations response, messaging development, and tactical solutions to handle any situation.

Our online master’s in marketing and public relations degree is divided into two sections: core courses and public relations online courses. Your core courses offer an overview of strategic marketing management, marketing promotions, supply chain management, and marketing research. You will also study consumer behavior, ethical and legal issues in marketing, and brand management.

The public relations section of this degree covers communication and conflict in organizational and cultural contexts. The public relations specialization also includes a study of media technologies, communication strategies, and strategic communication campaigns for the digital age.

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