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Public Relations and Strategic Communication @ UCM

UCM's Public Relations and Strategic Communication BS Program

One degree, a world of opportunities


Where business and strategic communication meet


The University of Central Missouri's Public Relations and Strategic Communication program provides you with world-class opportunities and amazing levels of professional access in public relations and strategic communication.

  • The public relations and strategic communication program at UCM (available face-to-face in Warrensburg and online) develops professionals who take a public-focused approach to results-driven strategic communication.

  • UCM's globally-certified public relations and strategic communication curriculum has the seal of approval from the Public Relations Society of America and Commission on Public Relations Education.

  • Students get personal attention from faculty members, real-world experiences through internships and in-class clients, and valuable skill sets employers need.

New program for Fall 2021 Launched in the Fall 2021 - MBA in Public Relations - UCM's new MBA in Public Relations program provides you with expanded opportunities to work in public relations and strategic communication within the business environment. For more information on this unique degree, contact Dr. Dan Jensen at


100 percent PR-specific internship placement
17 to 1 student-faculty ratio
97 percent of PR students begin their careers within 6 months


Lots of Early Career Opportunities

  • Sprint - Internal Communications Manager
  • Harrah's NKC - Digital Media Specialist
  • Sullivan, Higdon & Sink - Brand Manager
  • FLM Harvest - Account Supervisor
  • Bernstein-Rein - New Business Development Lead
  • US Travel Association - Communications Coordinator
  • Schools for Children of the World - Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Andrews McMeel Universal - Marketing Communications Coordinator
  • Grand Ole Opry - Corporate Events Planner
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers - Social Media Strategist
  • St. Louis Blues - Group Manager

Learn More About the Program




Dr. Tricia Hansen-Horn
Professor / Program Coordinator
Dockery 200
Tel: (660) 543-8635


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