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Public Relations Minor

Study Minor in Public Relations at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll strengthen your area of study with a minor that provides the skills necessary for success in the fields of public relations, advertising, social media, and communication. Take advantage of opportunities to boost your résumé and professional portfolio by working in our student PR agency, pursuing internships in the Greater Los Angeles area, and taking advantage of global study-away opportunities.

Program at a Glance

Throughout all programs, emphasis is placed on the application of Christian truth and values to the study of communication theories and processes, consideration of ethical issues, and the mastery of current scholarship in each field. All programs focus on applying Christian values to communication studies, thinking about ethics, and mastering the latest research in each field.

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Program Units
24

Location

  • Azusa (Main Campus)

 

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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Intern in the Greater Los Angeles area, one of the world’s top media markets.
  • Create a professional portfolio through our student-run public relations agency.
  • Produce high-quality public relations pieces.
  • Connect consumers and corporations through meaningful relationships.
  • Apply Christian truths and values to the study of communication.

By the Numbers

13 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
60 % Predicted increase in hiring in the public relations field in the next several years, according to the Public Relations Society of America.
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Public relations major Natasha Zimmerman ’24 experienced transformational change when she studied abroad for a semester in Oxford. 

Program Details

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

 To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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Student Journalists Gain a Professional Work Space with the New Convergent Media Center

Public relations majors have the opportunity to work in the $3 million state-of-the-art Convergent Media Center to create content and help real world organizations.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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