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Public Relations, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

The Public Relations program at the State University of New York Fredonia focuses on the theoretical and professional skills necessary to effectively communicate and mediate the goals of an organization and those of the organization's publics. The emphasis on ethics, campaign design, management and the production of messages for targeted publics prepares the students to serve as communication advocates in a variety of professional and civic settings.

The Fredonia Difference

Fredonia’s Department of Communication strives to foster an understanding of the role, process, and practice of communication through teaching, research, creative work, and service. It is a multidisciplinary field, drawing on ancient and modern rhetoric, social sciences, aesthetic theory and technique, cultural studies, and other perspectives.

Career Opportunities

  • Public relations
  • Media relations
  • Journalism
  • Social media management
  • Corporate communications
  • Crisis communications
  • Government relations
  • Brand management
  • Copywriting

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamentals of Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication Orientation
  • English Composition
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Principles of Public Relations

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

  • First-Year applicants should provide secondary school transcripts and proof of graduation. 
  • Transfer applicants should provide university transcripts and transcript evaluation through a NACES certified company.
  • Recommendation letters are an important aspect of the graduate school application for Fredonia. The information provided in recommendation letters is used as evidence of your overall potential to succeed as a graduate student.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    762 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 762 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    762 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 762 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    354 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 354 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fredonia

  • 910 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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