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Northwest Missouri State University


Communication: Public Relations Major

Communication: Public Relations
Bachelor's degree completion program

The Northwest Difference

Comprehensive communication majors emphasizing in public relations learn methods to understanding targeted audiences, and explaining products, services and missions to a specific audience. Faculty focus on oral, written and verbal communication skills as well as problem-solving skills to effectively meet the needs of management and the targeted audience.

Benefits of Northwest-Kansas City

  • An associate degree will waive general education courses. Exceptions may apply.

Career Opportunities in Public Relations

Job titles related to a major in communication or public relations include:

  • Political strategist and lobbyist
  • Non-profit fundraiser
  • Event planner
  • Speech writer
  • Press agent
  • Communications director
  • Public information officer