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Journalism: Public Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
If you keep up with the news, you see “public relations” or “PR” every day. But what is “public relations”?Public relations is about strategic communication and managing relationships between brands and their audiences.
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Overview

In other words, when you read the latest news about Peyton Manning or Brad Pitt, a public relations professional was writing the stories and protecting the image and reputation of these celebrities. When you see a spokesperson on television talking about the release of the latest Cadillac or Jaguar, yes, that is also the work of a public relations professional. And when there is a campaign or event surrounding a government official, behind the scenes are PR experts making sure that everything is flawlessly executed.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Development
  • Persuasion
  • Media and American Society
  • Introduction to Visual Comm
  • Strategic Writing
  • Principles of Public Relations
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Principles of Marketing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Review Ball State's admission requirements.
  • Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent directly from your high school to the Office of Admissions
  • Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Complete and submit an applicant statement, if needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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