Wayne State College
Public Relations Management

Online Master's in Public Relations Management (MSOM)

An affordable, online public relations management master's degree program.

About the Online Master's in Public Relations Management Program

Earn your MSOM degree with a focus on public relations management. Strong and effective communication skills are critical in the contemporary workplace, with an increase in the need to fill public relations positions. The public relations management focus area at Wayne State College is designed for those who are interested in helping build an organization’s understanding of and effective communication with its public audiences and stakeholders. You’ll strengthen your problem-solving techniques and improve social media skills, as well as learn about new communication technologies. Abilities such as writing and editing, crisis communication management, and influencing others via communication are highly valued by employers. The program content can be used strategically in governmental, non-profit, and for-profit organizations.

Program of Study

Fast Facts

Degree offered: MSOM (Master of Science in Organizational Management/Public Relations Management)

Credit hours required: 36

Costs (2023-24 Tuition):
$392 per credit hour
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Delivery Method: Online

School: Science, Health, and Criminal Justice

Department: Communication Arts


Questions? Contact:

Dawn Hirschman
Assistant to the Dean
School of Science, Health, and Criminal Justice
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 402-375-7292

Earn your degree in as little as two years. Need more time? That's okay, too. Our program is flexible and can be extended up to 10 years.

Next start dates:

Jan. 8, 2024

16 weeks, spring term
Registration opens Nov. 6, 2023

May 13, 2024

3, 8, and 13-week sessions
Registration opens Mar. 25, 2024

June 3, 2024

5 and 10-week sessions
Registration opens Mar. 25, 2024



July 8, 2024

5-week session
Registration opens Mar. 25, 2024





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Wayne State's graduate programs are nationally ranked and continually recognized for incredible value, successful graduates, and innovative learning.

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