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Advertising And Public Relations

Majoring in Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, you will be prepared for careers in communication fields. Through the courses offered, you will develop an understanding of the role and effect of advertising and public relations, and discover the many avenues and approaches organizations use to communicate. While completing the program requirements, you will learn creative strategy, media planning, persuasive communication, and professional writing for business, social and political arenas.

Career opportunities with this degree

  • Advertising manager/sales representative
  • Public relations specialist
  • Communications director
  • Business development director
  • Media manager
  • Social media manager
  • Copywriter
  • Promotions manager
  • Recruiting assistant
  • Ad or PR agency
Tate Schneider

"In the program, Schneider learned to work with and manage people in a business setting, film movies and take sharp and interesting photos. “Writing became one of my strongest skills, and design became one of my favorite creative outlets. Looking back, I really think I’m well equipped to take on a number of tasks and responsibilities in the communication world.”

Tate Schneider

News Link, Lincoln, NE