Master of Arts in Public Relations

Sample Schedule Main-Campus Courses

The master’s programs within the Department of Journalism require a minimum of 33-36 graduate credit hours, and students typically enroll in two or three classes per term.

  • JOUR 601—Studies in Journalism and Communication Theory
  • PR 605—PR Management
  • PR 620—Seminar in Public Relations Foundations
  • PR 660—PR Theories and Applications
  • PR 662—PR Case Studies
  • PR 664—PR Evaluation Techniques
  • PR 665—PR Campaigns
  • JOUR 680—Journalism and Communication Research Methods
  • SOC 682—Social Statistics or EDPS 641—Statistical Methods

Another required course may be chosen from a list of several possibilities, along with 3 to 6 hours of graduate thesis or creative project work, and enough electives to obtain the required minimum credit total.

Department of Journalism
Art and Journalism Building (AJ), room 300
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8200
Fax: 765-285-7997
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