Political Communication (MA)

No GRE required to apply

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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Flexible Options

Full-time or part-time options with primarily evening courses let you complete your program in one to three years.

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Practical Learning Experience

Students have the opportunity to work with the highly-respected Emerson Polling and with professional and academic publications.

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Advanced Standing Opportunity

Gain up to 8 credits of advanced standing through relevant work experience.

Why Emerson

Become a creative force at Emerson College, the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts. Emerson College draws independent minds from diverse backgrounds around the world, and our graduate programs offer a creative learning experience in flexible formats that enable you to advance your passion into an inspiring career.