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Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication offers Master of Arts (MA) degrees in Journalism and Public Relations.

Our MA in Journalism prepares students to become skilled providers of news, as well as communicators capable of using all forms of new and traditional media. This is a professional program of advanced studies designed to prepare you to enter and excel in the rapidly changing world of journalism. Our MA in Public Relations qualifies students to assume a variety of leadership roles within the field. This program is designed emphasize the management, research, best practices, writing, and communication skills required within the public relations profession.

Did you know...?

  • Hofstra's MA in Public Relations is a career-oriented program that takes an interdisciplinary approach to training new professionals.
  • Hofstra has one of the largest noncommercial broadcast studios in the northeastern United States; it includes video control rooms, editing suites, and professional soundstages.
  • The NewsHub is a state-of-the-art newsroom and collaborative space containing Avid nonlinear digital editing software, iNews and NewsCutter, and the latest information management and handling tools.
  • WRHU-88.7 FM, Radio Hofstra University, is Hofstra's 24/7, fully digital radio station.
  • Classes are taught by internationally recognized scholars, published authors, and industry leaders, including Emmy Award winners, Fulbright scholars, and recipients of grants from the Scripps Howard Foundation and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).


Graduate Programs Degrees Offered
Journalism
121 Herbert School of Communication
Phone: (516) 463-4270
Contact: G. Stuart Smith
MA
Public Relations
309 Herbert School of Communication
Phone: 516-463-5248
Contact: Jeffrey S. Morosoff
MA