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Public Relations

Kristen Hemmings, a senior PR student, won the PRSA Health Academy Scholarship to attend the PRSA International Conference. This photo was taken on a tour of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Program Overview

Public relations professionals work to establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships between an organization/client and its many different publics.

They work in many different settings including a variety of settings-corporate, small business, government, and political campaigns, non-profit organizations agencies and PR counseling firms. Public relations professionals have a wide range of opportunities including for qualified PR professionals is one of the broadest: media relations, special events, fund raising, speech writing, employee relations, investor relations, corporate communications and counseling, strategic planning and crisis communication. management on policies and programs.

Students exercise the research, planning and communication skills they are learning developing as they work with “real world” clients in each of their PR classes.

Program Size

Approximately 110 students are enrolled in the sequence. Average class size is 20 students.

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