Journalism and PR Graduate Programs

Journalism and PR Graduate Programs

Are you seeking a graduate degree in journalism from award-winning faculty?

Have you heard that we have the first and only public relations graduate program in the nation to receive certification in education for public relations from the Public Relations Society of America?

Whether you have professional media experience or not, if you are ready to succeed, we are ready to help you. We offer an online MA in journalism and three ways (online, on-campus, or a blend of both) to earn an MA in public relations.

Click to watch a video about graduate programs in the Department of Journalism Do you want to be more competitive in the media marketplace? Whether you're a recent graduate or a working professional, a master's degree in journalism or public relations from Ball State will enhance your communications career.
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Graduate Certificates

Maybe you’re not quite ready to commit to a master’s degree. We also offer four graduate-level certificates. These 15-credit hour certificates take less time to complete, and the courses can apply toward a master’s degree.

Graduate Public Relations Certificates

Graduate Journalism Certificates

Take the Next Step

Interested in becoming a public relations executive or a journalist with diversified skills in multimedia storytelling? Apply today or contact us to learn more about our courses or financial aid options.