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.
The Department of Advertising + Public Relations uses gifts from generous alumni and friends to enhance the educational experience of our students. We have numerous funds that could use your support. Our general departmental fund provides discretionary support for our greatest current needs. A couple of key additional funds are the Advertising and Public Relations Scholarship Fund and the Gordon & Christa Miracle Fund for International Advertising. If you have questions about giving or are interested in supporting a specific project or program, please let our advancement team know firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We offer multiple advertising programs, including a B.A. and B.S. in Advertising, a B.A. in Public Relations, 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.
Dr. Anastasia Kononova, an associate professor in the Department of Advertising + PR, has been named one the ten most prolific media multitasking researchers in the world, in a new Bibliometric study. A member of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences faculty since 2013, Kononova has immersed herself in the world of media multitasking research for more than a decade — and has an extensive publication record to show for it.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.