New York, NY – The NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication was recently named to the 2022 PRNews Education A-List, which recognizes the best institutions of higher education for career advancement in PR and Marketing Communications.
The process for selection is competitive and focuses on the ways in which programs prepare students already working in the industry for continued success and readies those who are just starting out with the knowledge and skills to launch their career in the field. The editors of PRNews also gauge the program’s ability to remain agile and to evolve in the face of the changing nature of communication, ensuring students understand the emerging trends and their effects on the industry.
The program’s faculty members also are taken into consideration, with an emphasis placed on those who have held leadership roles outside of the classroom. To ensure the program is accessible and promotes equitable outcomes, judges also review levels of diversity and the types and amounts of financial aid provided.
“We’re delighted that our graduate program in PR and Corporate Communication has been recognized for its leadership role in developing professionals as they launch and enhance their careers in this dynamic and impactful industry. The relationship between academia, industry, and the media that cover this field is a vibrant part of the education our students experience in their classrooms at NYU SPS," said Michael Diamond, academic director and clinical assistant professor, Integrated Marketing and Communications Department, Division of Programs in Business, NYU School of Professional Studies.
This recent recognition for the MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication joins the award the graduate degree won earlier in the year, having been named “Outstanding Education Program of 2021 by PRWeek. "Our programs at NYU SPS are unique in their capacity to apply the academic rigor of a leading university to the industry functions we serve—creating a powerful environment for students to achieve their personal and professional goals,” noted Martin Ihrig, associate dean, Division of Programs in Business, NYU School of Professional Studies.