"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|
|Assistant Casting Agent||Newsletter Editor|
|Assistant Planner||Pasteup Artist|
|Board Director||Photo Editor|
|College Admissions Officer||Public Relations Manager|
|Commercial Artist||Press Secretary, Government|
|Communications Manager||Production Manager|
|Community Affairs Director||Professional Sports Team Publicist|
|Community Relations Coordinator||Professor/Educator|
|Computer Graphic Artist||Project Director|
|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|
|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|
|Junior Buyer||Unit Publicist|
|Lettering Artist||VIP Coordinator|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.
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Career Development Coordinator