Public Relations and Advertising (MA) careers

Class profile information below reflects graduates from the Strategic Public Relations master’s program, which was succeeded by the MA in Public Relations and Advertising program in the 2020–21 academic year.


Each year, the office of Career Development performs a placement survey of all USC Annenberg graduates one year after graduation. The placement data that is obtained through the survey is supplemented by data from LinkedIn as well as reports submitted by faculty members, and academic advisors. 

Based on that data, here’s a brief snapshot of where some of the Class of 2020’s Strategic Public Relations (MA) alumni are working:

Allison + Partners, Assistant Account Executive
Apple Inc., Public Relations Specialist
China International Capital Corporation, Analyst
Dermalogica, Inc., Associate Brand Manager, US Marketing
Digital Media Management, Social Media Coordinator
DoorDash, Associate Manager, Partnership Marketing
Golin, Senior Associate
Joni and Friends, Digital Marketing Coordinator
Limestone General Contractor, Marketing Analyst
MC Brand Communications, Communications Strategist
Oceanwing, PR & Brand Partnership Specialist
Outcast, Brand Strategy & Communications
Variety, Strategic Partnerships Coordinator
WE Communications, Account Executive
Westbrook Inc., Social Media Manager