What Can You Do With This Degree?

Many students graduating with a degree in public relations either enter the profession by working at a PR agency or in other companies requiring public relations expertise. Writing and the creation of promotional material is the foundation of most positions in public relations along with strategic planning and communication, relationship building, and decision making for the organization.

Public relations professionals engage in activities such as:

  • Media Relations
  • Community Relations
  • Employee Communication
  • Government Affairs
  • Political Campaigning
  • Public Affairs and Issues Management
  • Crisis Communication
  • Marketing Communication
  • Consumer Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Event Coordination

Following is a sampling of the wide variety of professional positions held by recent graduates of the Public Relations program:

  • Internet Writer, American Indian Film Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • Member Affairs Coordinator, Puerto Rico Convention Bureau
  • Community Coordinator, World Committee on Disability, Washington, DC
  • Vice President Media Relations, The Patton Group, Miami, FL
  • Special Events Coordinator, Roc-away Public Relations, Miami, FL
  • Guest Relations Coordinator, Ritz Carlton, Miami, FL
  • Marketing Manager, CBS, Atlanta, GA
  • PR Representative, Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, FL
  • Vice President of Marketing/Resort Relations, E Media Travel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL