• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The explosion in electronic media over the past decade has created a robust job market for communications professionals in a broad variety of industries. Whether you want to break into the news industry, create compelling ads, edit best-selling novels, make documentary films, or own your own public relations firm, Pace will provide you with the real-world, practical skills you need to achieve a successful career as a communicator.

Today, public relations encompasses more than writing press releases and pitch letters; it requires mastery of the digital landscape including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram, now hallmarks of public relations. 

The innovative BS in Public Relations at Pace University teaches students the concepts and techniques of public relations, and advances the student’s knowledge of the creative strategies and the legal and ethical issues associated with the profession of public relations. Students emerge prepared to enter into a career in public relations, and equipped to navigate the ever-changing media and communications landscape.

Careers

A sample of the exciting career paths open to public relations majors are:

  • Media Relations
  • Social Media Management
  • Event Management
  • Crisis Communication
  • Community Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Consumer Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Relations Research
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Understanding the Mass Media
  • Writing for the Electronic Media
  • Writing for the Print Media
  • Story Idea Development
  • Ethics, Morality, and the Media

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

  • Application and Fee
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.
  • A written essay/personal statement: One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Course descriptions or syllabus (in English) from each post-secondary school attended (transfer applicants only).
  • Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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