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Public Relations and Mass Communication, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) San Marcos, TX, United States
The Public Relations and Mass Communication (B.S.) program at Texas State University prepares you for careers such as PR director or consultant, writer, journalist, social media manager and media planner.
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Overview

Public relations (PR) is the practice of deliberately managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.

Key facts:

In the Public Relations and Mass Communication (B.S.) program at Texas State University , you’ll study skills and methods for the ever-changing, globalized communication environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • For more information please visit the University's website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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:

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Freshman applicants who will be graduates of a foreign secondary school must demonstrate above-average classroom achievement and present an academic profile equivalent to that of a U.S. high school curriculum.  
  • Freshman applicants who will be graduates of a U.S. high school, and have completed at least two years in a U.S. high school, must meet the same admission requirements as those of U.S. applicants, including SAT or ACT score submission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23820 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Marcos

  • 921 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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