Public Relations Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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Public Relations Degree

The public relations program at University of Denver prepares students for careers as a promotions assistant, public relations specialist, and public relations manager. The program focuses on theories and methods for managing the media image of a business, organization, or individual and the communication process with stakeholders, constituencies, audiences, and the general public. Program course include: public relations theory, principles of advertising, message design, image management, special event management, media relations, community relations, public affairs, and internal communications. Get more details below including other Colorado colleges that offer public relations degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Public Relations program at University of Denver, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Advertising and Promotions Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, advertising and promotions managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 430
    • Average Hourly Rate: $54.30
    • Average Annual Salary: $112940

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, public relations and fundraising managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 620
    • Average Hourly Rate: $65.22
    • Average Annual Salary: $135660

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Public Relations Programs in Colorado

Public Relations programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Organizational Communication (B)
  • Public Relations (B)
  • Advertising (B)

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