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    Why Study Public Relations and Strategic Communication?

    Become an expert in spreading the word! Whether heading up a communications team at a leading non-profit or promoting a grass-roots initiative, Public Relations and Strategic Communication combines social and ethical responsibility with writing techniques to create smart and savvy communication specialists.

    Why Study Public Relations and Strategic Communication at MMC?

    With professors who actually work in the world of Public Relations, an MMC student enters the networking scene at the beginning of their journey! From excursions to PR firms, to workshops hosted by leading experts, to internships that place students in the center of it all, we eliminate the gap between the real-world immersion in the communication industry and our constantly refreshed selection of PR courses.

    What You Will Learn as a Public Relations and Strategic Communication Major

    • Learn message design in interpersonal, group, organizational, and public contexts. Our courses in persuasion, small group communication, and public speaking empower students to craft messages that demand to be heard.
    • Learn communication principles and theories and become an expert in ethical, socially-responsible communication. Our courses in media law, ethics, advocacy, social movement, at the intersection of race, class, and gender give students the tools to use their powers for good!
    • Learn to be an architect of social relevance. Our courses in public relations and strategic communication, communication campaigns, and senior seminar focus on staying current and being a change-maker within the PR industry

    Contact

    Communication Arts Department

    (212) 774-4834
    commarts@mmm.edu 

    Nugent Hall
    5th Floor

    Program Highlights

    Connect with Communication Arts majors and minors throughout the decades in this interactive event that introduces you to MMC Alumni who have landed their dream jobs.

    Public Relations and Strategic Communication students get first-rate PR experience promoting the Stand Up Speak Out Film Festival.

    Explore your passions beyond the classroom with our CommArts-sponsored groups:

    Careers and Outcomes

    There is no a shortage of opportunities for Public Relations and Strategic Communications specialists in the communication capital of the world!

    job titles

    • Public Relations Consultant
    • Communications Officer
    • Brand Marketing Coordinator
    • Marketing Manager
    • Recruiter
    • Founder/Entrepreneur
    • Graduate Student

    employers

    • Multi-National Corporations
    • Non-Profit Organizations
    • Grass-Roots Initiatives
    • The Fashion Industry
    • Any company, everyone needs press!

    Production Meets Exploration at MMC

    In addition to being located in the heart of NYC—the communication capital of the world—MMC is also home to state-of-the-art facilities open for daily use for our Communication and Media Arts students.

    Learn more about our media production facilities

    Start your journey today.

    Learn more about the application process, take a virtual tour, and chat with current students right from the comfort of your home.

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