New MA PR Saturday Program
Each course will meet once a week for 15 weeks on weeknights during late afternoon or early evening. Some classes may be offered online. Courses run throughout the calendar year including fall, spring, summer, and winter sessions. Full-time students (9 credits per semester) complete the program in four semesters.
The Saturday MA in PR may be completed in 17 months. Each course will meet once a week on Saturdays; for three semesters students will attend classes on Saturday mornings and afternoons for seven weeks, followed by one Saturday morning class for five weeks. Students will also take summer session classes and a winter session class. Some courses will be offered online or as independent study.
- Students take core public relations courses in fundamentals, storytelling, media relations, research, media literacy; reputation and crisis management, social media and innovative technology, business essentials, and international relations.
- Elective coursework is offered through the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations; Hofstra’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business; and other disciplines.
- The curriculum includes several electives including an internship or independent study. A capstone project is required of all students completing the degree.