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Public Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Radford, VA, United States
The concentration in Public Relations at Radford University prepares students for positions as professional communicators by providing a combination of technical communication skills and theoretic knowledge necessary to make them competitive for entry-level public relations positions.
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Overview

Mission

  • To educate Public Relations students  at Radford University who develop knowledge in order to locate and define public relations within the wider field of communications, who can identify the main concepts of PR, who will develop an awareness of the surrounding environments, as well as understanding the social context through applied and theoretical activities..

Vision

  • To train individuals who can develop knowledge in the wider field of communication through applied studies. The programme also aims to train individuals who can identify the boundaries between public relations, advertising and marketing, and who will be able to propose solutions in any public relations context in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students fall deadline: 1 February
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Theory
  • Required Courses
  • Communication Research
  • Writing for Public Relations
  • Teamwork & Communication
  • Organizational Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applications for admission cannot be considered until all required documents outline in the checklist [PDF] are received by the Radford University Office of Admissions. All documents become the property of Radford University and cannot be sent elsewhere or returned.
  • All documents must be originals or certified copies that beat the original stamp and seal. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19557 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19557 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19557 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7922 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Radford

  • 996 - 1630 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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