The Department of Mass Communication & Public Relations offers a BS and MS degrees in the Mass Communication and Public Relations. The Department of MCPR at AU represents excellence and novelty in the media and public relations area in a distinctive way of teaching and learning process that provides students with the appropriate skills and knowledge to compete in the market after graduation. To assure the learning process, The MCPR department has recruited international faculty members that hold PhD degrees from well reputable international universities around the world. The rank of these faculty ranges from Lecturer to Full Professors.

This department aims to initiate a partnership with public and private institutions regionally and internationally. All members of this department believe that mass communication and public relations is a practical field rather than a theoretical one. Therefore, the MCPR department has initiated a media production center where students apply most of the theoretical concepts in this center through the distinguished studio implemented at AU.