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Careers in Communication and Public Relations

Careers in Communication and Public Relations

Careers in Communication and Public Relations

Build an exciting career and earn upwards of $132,620.

A Master's in Strategic Communication and Public Relations (SCPR) prepares you for an exciting career in communications. With comprehensive coursework taught by leading industry professionals, you'll graduate with the skills and experience to excel in countless settings. Where you choose to go will depend entirely on your goals and which field you find most interesting. The following are only some of the fields that graduates of this program enter:

  • Public Relations
  • Corporate Communication
  • Communications Director for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Advertising
  • Integrated Marketing Communication
  • Media Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Community Relations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social Media Manager/Director
  • Crisis Communication
  • Brand Strategy
  • Media Training

Job Market

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment opportunities for managers in the field of advertising, promotions and marketing is expected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 20261—faster than the national average for all occupations.

Professionals in these roles command a median salary of $132,620 per year, which translates into approximately $63.76 per hour.1 These professionals are usually employed by advertising agencies, or in corporate or regional offices.

Explore Your Opportunities

Learn more about your career opportunities with a master's degree in communications and public relations. Request more information or call 877-791-7181.

1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. (2019 April 12) Advertising, Promotions and Marketing Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved on April 14, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm