Online Public Relations Degree (MBA) Expand Your Business Horizons


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Do you want to get on the path to business success by developing your professional abilities, nurturing your business skills, and enhancing your public relations expertise? Liberty University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Public Relations (PR) can help you get there.

With courses in media technologies and strategic digital communication, you can build a fundamental understanding of how marketing and content creation are integrated into daily business operations. The MBA in communication and public relations online will also allow you to build the foundational knowledge and skills needed to promote any business through marketing strategy and analytics.

We have created a public relations master’s program in an online learning format with your success in mind. This program is designed to provide you with foundational knowledge and skills in public relations. You can be equipped for business success in a leadership or management role. Liberty University’s goal is to support you as both a student and as a professional.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

As you are deciding on where to pursue your MBA in public relations, you may be wondering what sets us apart from other schools.

Here are some of the reasons we believe Liberty stands out:

  • Our mission is Training Champions for Christ. We strive for excellence in all that we do, including developing ethical and biblically sound professionals.
  • This online public relations degree will provide you with diverse knowledge in strategic communication, media technology, and management skills so you can be prepared for a variety of roles.
  • Our professors have real-world experience in business and marketing. They are committed to sharing their insight with you and mentoring you throughout your degree.

Through the online MBA in Public Relations, you will develop mastery of public relations functions in business communications for front-facing and marketing roles. You will gain competence in planning, creating, and implementing public relations solutions to meet client’s needs and engage the public. 

Through the online MBA in Public Relations, you can learn how to:

  • Create effective and appropriate messaging
  • Develop tactical solutions to common communication challenges
  • Engage in problem analysis
  • Practice strategic planning

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Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.