December 16, 2019

NYU School of Professional Studies MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication Shortlisted for PRWeek’s Outstanding Education Program Award

NYU School of Professional Studies MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication Shortlisted for PRWeek’s Outstanding Education Program Award

New York, NY—PRWeek recently announced that the MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication offered by the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Education Program Award.

This Award recognizes the achievements and innovations of graduate and undergraduate PR programs in the areas of curriculum, faculty, enrollment, impact on the industry, and placement success; with special attention paid to the program’s effectiveness in preparing students for long-term success.

The NYUSPS MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication currently serves approximately 250 students, including those from 20 countries outside the US, and draws upon a faculty of over 50 leading industry experts and practitioners—current and former senior executives at communications agencies such as Weber Shandwick, Ogilvy PR, Publicis/MSL; brands like Johnson & Johnson, Philips, Citi Group, Pfizer, Viacom, and Prudential; and public institutions including the United Nations and the NYC Mayor’s Office.

Michael Diamond, academic director of the Integrated Marketing and Communications Department in the NYUSPS Division of Programs in Business commented, “We could not be more delighted that the contribution of our students, faculty members, and the companies with which we work, have been recognized in this way. We stand in good company with the other programs honored.”

The NYU School of Professional Studies has deep roots in the media and marketing world, as does the University at large. Shelley Spector, an adjunct faculty member who teaches at NYUSPS and who also heads the PR Museum in New York City, noted that “NYU was the first university in the United States to offer a program titled ‘Public Relations,’ when Ed Bernays, known as the ‘Father of PR,’ first taught a course at the University in 1923.”

PRWeek, which launched over 30 years ago, is the essential title for PR professionals in the US, with breaking news, analysis and opinion, served across a number of media: online, print, podcast; and represented through major industry awards. The final PRWeek Awards ceremony will take place at a gala dinner in New York City on March 10, 2020.

To contact the Integrated Marketing and Communications Department – email: @NYUmarketing #nyuimc

About the NYU School of Professional Studies
For 85 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree courses and credentials.

NYUSPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYUSPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.

Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYUSPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 27,000 NYUSPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world.

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