Become an expert in crafting strategies and messaging by advancing your Public Relations career with Emerson's MA in Political Communication. You’ll develop and finetune your knowledge of electoral politics and public diplomacy, and learn how to shape public opinion and policy through communication, research, social media strategy, and online advocacy. From campaign management to political and social advocacy, gain the essential skills you need to help clients and candidates manage their public presence.
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Full-time or part-time options with primarily evening courses let you complete your program in one to three years.
Practical Learning Experience
Students have the opportunity to work with the highly-respected Emerson Polling and with professional and academic publications.
Advanced Standing Opportunity
Gain up to 8 credits of advanced standing through relevant work experience.