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Bachelor Blended

Public Relations

South Dakota State University

48 months
Duration
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
257 USD/credit
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About

This Public Relations major at South Dakota State University prepares students with essential written and visual communication, critical thinking, strategy, design, and research skills for careers in public relations and marketing communications.

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Overview

Public relations involves managing relationships between organizations and their stakeholders. The Public Relations major will prepare students for careers in public relations and marketing communications. 

The Public Relations major addresses both economic and societal issues, emphasizes the importance of market research, and includes experiential learning opportunities.

This Public Relations major at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Are a strong writer
  • Are a creative thinker
  • Have solid verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Have an interest in the media

Career Opportunities

  • Public relations specialist
  • Media relations manager
  • Marketing and communication specialist or manager
  • Press secretary and campaign manager
  • Social media coordinator

Accreditation

The public relations major is accredited by the national accrediting body of journalism and mass communication, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Media Analytics and Studio
  •  Mass Communication Fundamentals 
  • Basic Newswriting and Lab 
  • Data Analysis in Communication 
  • Video Production and Lab 
  • Internship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.6

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 372 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    257 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 257 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 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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