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Communication Studies - Public Relations

Southern Illinois University

48 months
Duration
19274 USD/year
7710 USD/year
7710 USD/year
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About

The specialization of Communication Studies - Public Relations program at Southern Illinois University has been designed with the assistance of the Public Relations Society of America. 

Overview

Do You Have a Knack for Writing, Research, Planning, and Management?

We’ll help you prepare for a career in public relations.

  • Learn how to build mutually beneficial relationships between clients and their significant publics
  • Get involved with Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
  • Obtain professional experience through internships

The Communication Studies - Public Relations program at Southern Illinois University emphasizes strong writing, speaking, research, planning, and management skills by making you familiar with the wide range of disciplines required in the public relations field. In addition to courses in the Department of Communication Studies, courses in other departments such as marketing, journalism, psychology, management, and political science, will allow you to prepare for specific career objectives. You can obtain public relations experience while you are a student at SIUC through practicum or internship opportunities arranged with administrative offices at SIUC, with area businesses, or through student organizations such as the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the student PR agency, Pyramid Public Relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Speaking with Confidence: Overcoming Communication Apprehension
  • Performing Culture
  • Public Speaking
  • Communication Skills in the Global Workplace
  • Small-Group Communication
  • Business and Professional Communication
  • Public Relations

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Choose from our more than 200 undergraduate programs (Majors) in eight different colleges. Determine if you meet our minimum requirements to a Bachelor's (undergraduate) program for:

  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9637 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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