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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4985
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Public Rrelations

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Public Relations?"

Why Major in Public Relations?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate public relations driven knowledge and understanding.
  • Demonstrate written, oral and visual communication knowledge and application proficiency for public relations purposes.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making proficiency relevant to public relations purposes.
  • Demonstrate research knowledge and application proficiency for public relations purposes.
  • Demonstrate strategic planning knowledge and application proficiency for public relations purposes.
  • Demonstrate preparedness for professional life and/or further academic study.

Related Career Titles

Account Director Marketing Manager
Account Executive Media Buyer
Account Manager Media Director
Account Supervisor Media Planner
Advertising Account Executive Media Production Assistant
Advertising Director Media Relations
Alumni Director Media Supervisor
Art Director Newscaster
Assistant Casting Agent Newsletter Editor
Assistant Planner Pasteup Artist
Board Director Photo Editor
Broadcast Supervisor Photographer
Chairman Politician
College Admissions Officer Public Relations Manager
Columnist Press Agent
Commentator Press Secretary
Commercial Artist Press Secretary, Government
Communications Director Producer
Communications Manager Production Manager
Community Affairs Director Professional Sports Team Publicist
Community Relations Coordinator Professor/Educator
Computer Graphic Artist Project Director
Consultant Promotion Coordinator
Consumer Advocate Promotions Manager
Convention organizer Public Information Officer
Coordinator of Consumer Affairs Public Relations Consultant
Copywriter Public Relations Manager
Correspondent Public Relations Officer
Creative Director Public Relations Specialist
Customer Relations Representative Public Relations Staff Member
Director of Corporate Communications Publications Manager
Director of Investor Relations Publisher
Director of Public Affairs, College Reporter
Director of Public Information Research Director
District Manager Research Supervisor
Editor Sales Planner
Employee Relations Coordinator Shopping Center Advertising Manager
Employee Relations Officer Special Events Coordinator
Entertainment Agent Speech Writer
Foreign Service Officer Sports Public Relations
Fundraising or Donor Relations Station Programmer
Government Public Affairs Talent Agent
Graphic Designer Talent Representative
Group or Regional Manager Technical Writer
Head of Communications Theatrical Press Agent
Hotel Publicist Trade Show Representative
Investor Relations Director Traffic Coordinator
Journalist Television Producer
Junior Buyer Unit Publicist
Lettering Artist VIP Coordinator

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Careers in Marketing
Communication Arts Network
Marketing Jobs
Opportunities in Public Affairs
Public Relations Jobs
Best Colleges

Affiliated Organizations

All About Public Relations
American Marketing Association (UCM)
Delta Epsilon Chi (UCM)
Phi Beta Lambda (UCM)
Public Relations Student Society of America
Public Relations Student Society of America (UCM)
Public Relations Society of America
Students in Free Enterprise (UCM)

Four-Year Academic Plan

Public Relations Major, B.S. Degree 


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator

Clarinda Dir
Career Development Coordinator