Master of Arts in Communication with Public Relations & Advertising Concentration

Master the latest developments in communication while focusing on public relations and advertising. Suffolk University's Master of Arts in Communication program lets you do both in Boston. And thanks to our perfect location, you can easily apply your graduate studies at career-shaping internships and full-time roles close to campus.

At Suffolk, you can take courses on strategic marketing, public relations, intercultural communication, global branding, gender communication, advertising, campaign management, and much more.

You'll learn to combine technology and theory to create effective messaging strategies for targeted audiences. To prepare you for real-world success, our state-of-the-art communication facilities feature a cutting-edge social media lab, media production and post-production facilities, and 'smart' classrooms designed to foster the innovation and collaboration prized by today’s employers.

You’ll graduate with real-world experience and develop valuable connections to leading advertising and PR firms in Boston, across the country, and around the world.

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Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk

Tuition (2020-2021)
Full-time, per year
Cost Per Credit (2020-2021)
For part-time students

Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer merit-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $14,750 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 15 (priority), then rolling
Spring Semester: October 15 (priority), then rolling
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling
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Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.


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