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Public Relations Careers

Leverage Previous Education and Experience

It’s never too late to explore your interests, meet your goals and develop new skills! Program graduates are prepared to confidently adapt in a rapidly growing and evolving field. 

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Make a Positive Impact

If you’d like to make a positive impact on the world by increasing public understanding and shaping perceptions of an issue, industry or organization that you’re passionate about, public relations could be a great fit.

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With the flexibility of a fully online program, the Public Relations Online degree allows students in any stage of their career to finish their degree.

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Build Your Portfolio

Supportive faculty and a rigorous curriculum enable you to finish the program with both experience and training. You’ll graduate with a professional portfolio and substantial experience learning about both the concepts and practices needed for a public relations career.

The following statistics are from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor:

Sample Career Areas

  • Public Relations
  • Media and Social Media Relations
  • Branding and Promotions
  • Community Relations
  • Issues Advocacy
  • Health Communication
  • Crisis Communication

Projected New Jobs

9-10% job growth from 2016 to 2026.

Median Salary

$59,300-$129,380 annually or $28.51-$62.20 hourly

"The integrated approach prepares students for success in a rapidly changing industry." Dr. M.F. Casper, Associate Professor and Public Relations Online Program Director