Master of 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.

Paying for Graduate School

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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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