Graduate Studies

Master of Science in Public Relations



The Master of Science in Public Relations is designed to provide students with the essential theoretical and practical tools they need to develop their careers in public relations and public communication. Students graduating with the MSPR leave with an enhanced understanding of the processes of facilitating and negotiating communication between individuals, groups, and organizations. The program is designed to be valuable to students with a variety of public relations experiences; we welcome students who bring diverse perspectives on the practice of public communication. All of the courses in this program are offered in the evening or online for flexible completion of the program.


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5 Reasons to Choose MSUB for this Degree

  1. Flexible course offerings including online as well as evenings

  2. Four different program emphases to choose from

  3. Gives students practical, advocacy-related skills to develop their careers in public relations and public communications

  4. Graduate teaching and research assistantships available

  5. Extensive internship opportunities available

This program is WICHE eligible. Find out more.


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Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information.


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Our office is located in McMullen Hall,  Room 200. The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302.