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Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership in Public Relations and Media Campaigns Online

In a world where reputation is everything, mastering the art of public relations and media campaigns is essential for achieving your organization’s goals. This master’s program recognizes the critical role of effective communication in shaping public perceptions and driving business success.

Tuition: $15,000

Duration: 10 months

Credit hours: 30


Forge media partnerships to influence public perception

Develop a comprehensive understanding of strategic communication, media engagement, reputation management, and crisis communication, among other key topics, in our Master of Arts in Business Communication and Leadership – Public Relations and Media Campaigns program. Our curriculum is designed to cultivate both your creativity and analytical thinking, empowering you to build impactful campaigns that resonate with diverse audiences.

Throughout the program, you’ll gain practical insights that go beyond theory. With the support of experienced faculty and industry professionals, you’ll engage in interactive discussions, real-world case studies, and hands-on projects. By applying your knowledge in simulated scenarios and industry placements, you’ll develop the skills needed to navigate the evolving media landscape and craft persuasive messages that cut through the noise.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Public relations specialist
  • Director of communications
  • Public relations manager
  • Marketing and public relations consultant
  • Digital media manager
  • Vice president of media relations


Budget for your master’s education payments with ease

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online programs are competitively priced and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2024-2025 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: MA in Business Communication and Leadership – Public Relations and Media Campaigns
Per credit hour: $500
Per course: $1,500
Per Program: $15,000

Financial aid
Financial aid is available to those who qualify and who are U.S. citizens. Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Edgewood College Federal School Code: 003848

Contact us:
Phone: 608.663.4300
Fax: 608.663.3495
Mailing address: 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711

We offer start dates on a rolling basis

Our online programs are designed to fit your schedule. Find your ideal start date below.

7-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Fall I  8/26/24 8/12/24
Fall II  10/21/24 10/7/24
Spring I 1/21/25 1/7/25
Spring II 3/10/25 2/24/25

Course registration is due the day before courses begin for each term.

Browse through our admission checklist for the public relations master’s degree
  1. Completed graduate application.
  2. Official transcripts reflecting completion of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits. Students who do not meet the 2.5 GPA requirement may still be considered for conditional admissions.
Access innovative learnings in our modern public relations and media courses

To complete the MA in Business Communication and Leadership – Public Relations and Media Campaigns online program, students must complete 30 credit hours of coursework.



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