Quick Study: PR Divided on Value of Graduate Degrees; Social Content Stokes Spending; Full-Service Firms Trump Digital-Only

â–¶ PR Education Disconnect: While the number of public relations graduate programs in the U.S. nearly tripled since 2000 (26 to 75), inconsistent curricula and degree requirements may be lowering the perception of the value of this education and is creating confusion for students, educators and employers. Three studies by the Commission on Public Relations Education include the opinions of more than 400 PR practitioners and educators on what should be included in graduate programs. The findings include: