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School Public Relations Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study in School Public Relations (PR) is intended for school leaders and others with an interest in education. Specifically, students who complete the program will develop an understanding of the need for formal planning and evaluation of an educational organization's public relations initiatives. This program's coursework focuses on real-world case-studies.

Curriculum
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The School Public Relations COGS is a part-time program offered in an accelerated online format. It requires the completion of 9 graduate semester hours (3 courses) which are possible to complete in only 2 to 3 consecutive semesters. The courses that make up the School Public Relations COGS may also be applied towards Rowan University's M.A. in Strategic Communication program or the IMC & New Media Certificate program.

The following courses make up the School Public Relations Certificate of Graduate Study program. Each course is scheduled in 8 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and ending every Monday at midnight (Eastern Standard Time).

  • 3 Courses / 9 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 9 S.H.
MAPR 01547 Graduate Strategic Writing I 3
MAPR 98503 School Public Relations 3
MAPR 01550 Introduction to Graduate Strategic Communication Research 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Writing Sample: Brochures, flyers, professional statements, and other written and printed works are encouraged; as well as any other materials that have been professionally published.
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Rowan University hosts a series of on campus and virtual events throughout the year to help you get to know us. From general information sessions, to program specific meetings with advisors, to webinars on timely and thought-provoking topics, these gatherings provide an excellent opportunity to ask questions, network with academics and future students, and learn from some of the most innovative and informed faculty in higher education today.

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