Communication studies alum Tony Coles has been promoted to senior vice president of programming for the west region of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.
What makes a public relations professional? Someone who is calm under crisis. Is savvy with emerging technologies. Can build relationships and advocate for people with varied goals and perspectives.
Marylhurst University's public relations certificate may be completed entirely online — no campus visit required.
The 24-credit program is designed to develop the professional expertise required of managers of public relations, community relations and marketing communications.
Coursework hones skills in writing, editing, research, media relations, special events planning and presentation design, as well as crisis and image management.
The career outlook is good; skilled PR professionals are in demand now more than ever.
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(27-3031: Public Relations Specialists).
Program Length & Costs
The estimated time to complete the program is 9 months.
Estimated costs are:
Tuition* (24 credits) = $10,104
Books & Supplies ($50 per credit) = $1,200
TOTAL = $11,304
*Calculated at the current 2012-13 tuition rate.