In MSU's Department of Advertising + Public Relations, we're focused on real-world experience and impactful research. Our expert faculty teach the latest in creative advertising, management and public relations, while our researchers study the effects of advertising on individuals and the world. For 60 years we've stayed at the forefront of professional communication - and we're just getting started.
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We offer multiple advertising programs, including a B.A. and B.S. in Advertising, an optional Public Relations minor, M.A. degrees in both Advertising and Public Relations, as well as the jointly-offered Ph.D. in Information & Media.
As an internationally-recognized leader in creative advertising and research, we encourage faculty and students to give a voice to those who need it and help change perceptions made through the media.
Anastasia Kononova didn’t think twice about downloading a popular app that provided tips for expectant mothers. The free app gave her access to a giant forum and website. All she had to do was provide basic info about herself, her baby’s due date, and prospective baby names. While Kononova enjoyed the forum, she dug a little deeper and realized she had joined a site commercially supported by a major purveyor of health and baby products.Read more
Students face creative challenges and gain real world experiences in state-of-the-art classrooms. Get an inside look at the experiences our students, faculty and alumni take part in and the people they impact every day.