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As a student in one of our graduate programs, you’ll develop a deep and meaningful understanding of the disciplines of communication studies and public relations–the philosophies, the principles and how these apply to scholarly and professional practice.

Our graduate programs provide a flexible learning environment by offering a blend of online and on-campus courses. While it’s possible to complete the entire program online, even if you choose to take all your courses in-person, you may still have some courses delivered through online formats. This approach ensures that our students have the option to tailor their learning experience to their needs, allowing for a seamless transition between online and in-person learning.

Master of Public Relations
This is an applied (non-thesis) program for applicants with undergraduate degrees in Public Relations, Communication, Business, Commerce and related fields. It will prepare you to excel as a practitioner, and to become a leader in your field.

Master of Arts (Communication)
This is a thesis-based program. It will prepare you to become a highly educated communications professional or pursue further research as an exceptional scholar and academic.

Graduate Certificate in Health Communication and Aging
This is a 2.0 unit (4 course) program.  It will provide you with an understanding of the interplay between human communication, aging and health. This program is best suited to applicants with an undergraduate degree in Communication, Family Studies & Gerontology, or a related field.