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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.

Top Reasons to choose Communication: Advertising and Public Relations at florida southern college

Go Beyond

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

Conference Opport­un­it­ies

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

Central Florida Location

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

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.

Just Do It!

In COM 3370 Advertising Creative, you'll be exposed to the deadline-driven elements of advertising design in the professional world with an emphasis on agency needs.

Academic Catalog

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At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Internship Opportunities

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

publix supermarkets
home depot
detroit tigers
southwest airlines
watson clinic

Clubs and More

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.

Communication: Advertising and Public Relations Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Dr. Cara Mackie

Chair of Communication
863.680.3863

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