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Communication: Advertising and Public Relations

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

View the Communication: Advertising and Public Relations Brochure

Internship Opport­unities

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

publix supermarkets
home depot
detroit tigers
southwest airlines
watson clinic

Graduate Opportunities

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

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Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors

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Dr. Cara Mackie

Chair of Communication

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