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Communication Department

Public Relations


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The public relations concentration builds on the communication core courses, which are grounded in gaining an understanding of mass media and developing communication skills in a variety of contexts.

Concentration Overview

  • Learn strategies to foster mutually beneficial relationships with publics and media
  • Engage with a variety of seasoned professionals in the public relations field
  • Attend PPRS and PRSSA meetings to make professionl connections
  • Hone your professional skills by engaging in a required internship
  • Participate in the Senior Public Relations Campaign Project (offered during the fall semester to seniors only)
  • Incorporate ethics and Christian faith into your professional work
  • Study various topics, including: organizational communication, crisis management, writing, communication theory, social media
  • Gain an ethic of professionalism through the PRSSA Messiah Chapter





Common Career Paths

  • Public Relations Practitioner
  • Public Relations Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Communications Director
  • Human Resources
  • Advertising
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Event Planning


For a more detailed academic description of the curriculum, click here.




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