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Public Relations, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Beginning in your freshman year, through integrated coursework combining public relations, journalism, and other academic interest areas, you will learn valuable public relations strategies, tactics and problem-solving methods, develop strong writing skills, and plan and execute campaigns for real clients.

About

In Public Relations Classes You Might:

  • Write a press release and hold a news conference;
  • Plan and execute a grand-opening event;
  • Launch a campaign using social media;
  • Write speeches;
  • Design annual reports; or
  • Create an employee newsletter.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Communication Practicum
  • Public Relations Techniques
  • Public Relations Campaign Research, Planning and Strategies

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Application Requirements:

  • Completed application
  • Official ACT or SAT test scores:  Otterbein recommends having test scores sent directly from the testing agency.  Otterbein’s ACT code 3318.  Otterbein’s SAT code 1597
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Personal essay (250 words)
  • 35 $ application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31424 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    31424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31424 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Westerville

  • 1189 - 1970 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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