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.
The capabilities of gaming technology today are astounding, and it is everywhere. It’s in our homes, cars and pockets, and it could be an answer to improving our health. Assistant Professors Bree Holtz and Taiwoo Park, along with outreach specialist Katharine Murray, conducted a systematic review on the potential for serious gaming to help promote the health of children living with chronic illness. The researchers’ findings were published in Games for Health and presented at the 2017 International Communications Association conference in San Diego, California.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.