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Public Relations Degree Program - Online & On-Campus

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Course Descriptions

Major Area

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Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.


Public Relations - Bachelor of Science Degree

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Build well-rounded skills and learn the industry specific knowledge you will need to be successful in your career.

Public Relations - Subsequent Bachelor of Science Degree

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Looking to earn an additional bachelor’s degree? A subsequent degree is specifically designed for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

Public Relations - Associate of Science Degree

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Begin building your educational foundation with a curriculum that has a broad base in general education while touching upon a specific area of study.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin program is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Michael Posey

Michael Posey - Program Chair

Dr. Posey has garnered an impressive resume in his 26-year career. In addition to experience as a communication coach and account executive, he has held leadership positions as vice president of a mental healthcare company and president and CEO of a technology firm. Dr. Posey earned his doctorate in Administration and Leadership.

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Program Outcomes

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective public relations professional
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply conceptual and technical competencies within public relations contexts
  • Apply appropriate communication skills to systematically address public relations issues within a societal, cultural, and environmental context
  • Acquire practical, real-life experience within a public relations context

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