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Public Relations Degree

About the Degree:

Almost all of us are instinctively good when it comes to promoting ourselves and our talents. With a degree in public relations, you can combine those instincts with the professional skills and practices you will learn to promote and show off the talents of any business, a corporation, a school or a non-profit agency or other ventures. Learn the best way to put together feature stories, news conferences, community events, news releases, advertisements and more. Public relations teaches you how to make your effort stand out in the crowd. 

What Can I Do With This Major?

Your Future with Our Public Relations Degree

As a graduate of Missouri Southern's public relations program, you'll harness your social energy into a fulfilling, life-long career. More opportunities exist than we can list. Picture yourself in one of these positions:

  • Represent a company by handling all of its interactions with the public sphere as PR officer.
  • Work in the ever-growing media field as a social media manager.
  • Use your knowledge of communication and audience to work in the field of marketing.
  • Work in sales promotion for a variety of companies running advertising campaigns.

What You’ll Learn:

  • To demonstrate effective verbal, critical thinking, writing and problem-solving skills.
  • To demonstrate professional competence leading to employment in chosen area or related field.
  • To demonstrate the ability to function as part of a diverse team to create, implement, and evaluate a communication strategy.

This Degree is Great for You if:

  • You want to work for a newspaper, radio station or TV station.
  • You want to work for a broadcast and film production company.
  • You're headed for an advertising agency or public relations firm.