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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
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Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses

Questions?

Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by a recruitment officer.

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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 Public Relations.

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