Public Relations Major
If you're a strong communicator, team player and cool under pressure, you should consider a career in public relations. As a public relations major, you'll learn to build, engage and maintain good relationships, public understanding, and reputation for various brands and organizations.
At UNI we offer three major emphases that reflect important areas of public relations practice:
- Strategic Public Relations
- Special Events
- Sports Public Relations
All of our emphases include coursework from other departments, professional internship opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom with student organizations sponsored by the department.
The UNI Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is an award-winning organization which has won several “Outstanding Chapter” awards throughout the years.
In-House PR Firm
Our program’s in-house PR firm, Strategic PR, allows students to work with clients in the community to create and develop actual public relations campaigns. By working in an agency format, our students build leadership and technical expertise to prepare them for life after college.
Through our internship program and student organizations, our students receive real-life experiences to prepare them as future public relations practitioners and strategic communicators.
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Department of Communication & Media
326 Lang Hall
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Phone: (319) 273-2217
The UNI Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is an award-winning organization that helps prepare students for professional life after graduation.
The chapter has won “Outstanding Chapter” awards and offers opportunities for any UNI student to learn more about professional public relations practices through guest speakers, agency tours, service opportunities and regional/national professional conference attendance. Students also develop leadership experience with the organization and have the opportunity to network with students and professionals locally, regionally and nationally.