Strategic Public Relations




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Keep Pace with an Advancing Industry

Strategic Public Relations

GSPM students get a behind the scenes Sunday show tutorial from NBC News' Meet the Press Host Chuck Todd

Today’s leading PR practitioners employ more than traditional methods in the new media world. Online communication, viral marketing, and wireless technology have forever changed how information is shared.

We deliver an award-winning comprehensive strategic public relations education that reflects the ever-changing communications landscape. Our students develop a usable portfolio and master the skills needed to become a leading PR professional.

Degree Requirements

Classes Held in Alexandria or Online


10 Courses


Convenient Class Schedule



Take Advantage of GW's Connections in the Nation's Capital




Our program provides you with an understanding of how politics and government impact business, technology, and communications, and it is focused on preparing students for a wide range of communications careers. Many of our students work at major PR firms or in communications roles with associations, non-profits, and corporations, and some work on Capitol Hill or in the executive branch. 

Learn from Educators with Experience


Our students learn from experts in Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, journalism, government relations, issues and crisis management, and global public relations. We provide a hands-on, practical education that teaches you how to get results.

April Cunningham

April Cunningham

Strategic Public Relations, Class of 2017

"I was returning back into the workforce after transitioning from the Air Force. The program exposed me to the latest industry skills necessary to be competitive and marketable.  The professors were the best of the best in the PR field and the class discussions were extremely valuable."





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