B.A. On Campus

Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Ashland University

48 months
22000 USD/year
22000 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Are you an effective communicator looking to expand your skills? Do you want to play an integral role in the ever-changing, dynamic field of communication? Look no further than Ashland University’s Public Relations and Strategic Communication program.


Key facts

In today’s complex, digitally connected world, companies seek employees that not only have highly developed technical abilities, but also strategic knowledge and competence. Ashland University's Public Relations and Strategic Communication program provides you with both.

In this innovative program, you’ll learn and master the art and science of relating to the diverse public.

Public relations and strategic communication involve the ability to effectively relate to different audiences and properly formulate, design, and execute campaigns for clients. So whether you choose to be the face of an organization, government agency, or advocacy group, this program will prepare you for all aspects of relating to different publics.

You’ll also get firsthand experience in the creation and integration of campaigns based on the goals or mission of clients through your involvement in one of the many professional and student organizations on campus.

Program Benefits

In this program, you’ll:

  • Receive individual attention from experienced professors in the theory and practice of public relations and consultants in strategic communication
  • Get firsthand experience through research and PR campaign opportunities, and showcase your results at state, regional, and national conferences
  • Build a portfolio consisting of your accomplishments, projects, and campaigns to make you more marketable to potential employers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Communication
  • Foundation of Health Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Strategic Communication
  • Public Relations Campaign

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Immigration documents:  Submit photocopies of your passport pages (also include this and marriage license for any dependent that will be accompanying you).
  • High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and Transcripts
  • Attend Access IEP Program or submit Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Proof of financial support. Financial Support Documentation available on the right.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ashland

1078 - 1787 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Public Relations and Strategic Communication
Ashland University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!