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Public Relations

Bachelor of Communication (BCMM)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Collaboration — in-class team projects with real clients prepare you for the workplace

Paid work experience — apply your learning in a work place environment prior to graduation

Specialize in a minor — tailor your degree to you with a wide variety of minors to choose from

50 year history of innovation, evolution and excellence


Public relations professionals use strategic thinking and relationship building to get it done. Find your focus in communications areas such as interpersonal and organizational communication, crisis and issues management, or communication planning. Learn how to successfully build and maintain relationships with key audiences and create strategic programs — skills that are integral to any organization’s success.

Career possibilities

  • Corporate communications specialist
  • Strategic social media adviser
  • Community relations coordinator
  • Media relations specialist
  • Political media adviser
  • Special events coordinator
  • Publicity officer
  • Lobbyist/advocate
  • Advertising account executive

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Shifting gears in pursuit of happiness

MRU student revives her creative side with public relations major

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In the business of helping others

Alumna is making a career out of empowering those around her

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PR education leads to careers with no limits

Job-ready graduates prepared for a diverse range of opportunities 

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School of Communication Studies

Mount Royal is pleased to offer four Bachelor of Communication degrees, including majors in Broadcast Media Studies, Information Design, Journalism and Digital Media and Public Relations.

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