Chair

Amy Thurlow, BPR (Mount Saint Vincent University), MA (Saint Mary’s), PhD (Saint Mary’s), APR, FCPRS, Professor

Master of Public Relations

This program requires the completion of 5.0 units which includes a 0.5 unit project seminar.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
GPRL 6101 0.5 unit
GPRL 6104 0.5 unit
GPRL 6301 0.5 unit
GPRL 6302 0.5 unit
GPRL 6303 0.5 unit
GPRL 6304 0.5 unit
GPRL 6310 0.5 unit
1.5 unit of electives chosen from the following: 1.5 units
GPRL 6305
GPRL 6306
GPRL 6307
GPRL 6308
GPRL 6511
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
Students may take up to 0.5 units of elective outside of the MPR program upon approval of their faculty advisor. The approval of electives from another institution will align with the Letter of Permission (Section 2.2.6 of the Graduate Academic Calendar) process.

Master of Arts in Communication

This program requires the completion of 4.0 units of coursework and a 1.0 unit thesis.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
GPRL 6101 0.5 unit
GPRL 6102 0.5 unit
GPRL 6104 0.5 unit
GPRL 6105 0.5 unit
GPRL 6106 0.5 unit
GPRL 6230 1.0 unit
1.5 units of electives chosen from the following: 1.5 units
GPRL 6013
GPRL 6103
GPRL 6107
GPRL 6108
GPRL 6201
GPRL 6202
GPRL 6203
GPRL 6511
External elective*
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
0.5 unit
1.0 unit
*Students may, with the approval of their advisor, select an elective that offers relevant coursework from another graduate program at the Mount or at another university on a Letter of Permission (LOP).
Note: Maximum of 0.5 unit for MA(Communication) program.

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2020-2021 academic year which runs from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

For the complete 2019-2020 Academic Calendars, please consult the PDF versions of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar and Graduate Academic Calendars. (underlines are links to the PDF versions of each)

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