Graduate Programs


M.A. in Public Relations

Regardless of your undergraduate degree, you may apply at any time for admission to the School of Journalism at IUPUI master’s program.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall admission: July 15
  • Spring admission: October 15
  • Summer admission: April 1

Within the first year of the program, if not previously taken or accounted for by professional experience, the student must have completed:

  • Introduction to public relations
  • Public relations writing
  • Communication law courses
Application Materials
  1. IUPUI Online Graduate Application
  2. Statement of Purpose (approximately 750 words)
  3. Three (3) letters of recommendation from qualified professionals and/or professors
  4. Official undergraduate transcripts and verification of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  5. Graduate Record Examination score (within the last 5 years)*
  6. Resume (with work experience relevant to the degree)
*Those who have achieved Accredited in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America or Accredited in Business Communication from the International Association of Business Communicators are not required to submit a GRE score.