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Advertising and Public Relations

Our career track in advertising and public relations recognizes the need to maintain strong lines of communication with target audiences.

With a strong multimedia background and practical learning experiences, you’ll graduate poised to put your corporate communication skills to work.

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rated a best buy in the south by US news and world report
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Top Reasons

Our Advertising and Public Relations program prepares you for the reality of the global communications world.

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Go Beyond

Relationships with professors extend beyond the classroom and beyond graduation. We continue to provide graduates with professional and career guidance.

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Conference Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to present at state and national conferences to share campaigns and network with industry professionals.

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Central Florida Location

Because we’re perfectly positioned between Tampa and Orlando, we have easy access to industry professionals and internship opportunities.

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AdFed

You’ll have numerous opportunities to network with industry professionals and tour area advertising agencies as a member of AdFed, our student advertising organization.

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Program Contact

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Dr. Alex Ortiz

Chair of Communication
863.680.3003

Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

Our majors intern throughout the region at corporations, agencies, and non-profits.

Clubs and Organizations

Advertising majors are encouraged to participate in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), which provides an opportunity to work on a real-life advertising campaign.

You’ll also have numerous opportunities to network with industry professionals and tour area advertising agencies as a member of AdFed, our student advertising organization.

Graduate Opportunities

Our students attend a wide variety of graduate and professional schools.

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