Public Relations Major
The Public Relations degree program at Seaver College teaches students to write, plan, and build relationships between organizations and the public. Public Relations continues to grow as a field and offers numerous job opportunities, from event planning and strategic writing to digital/social media. Whether you are interested in advising a client on how to best communicate with various publics, executing a communications campaign for a brand, or you want to promote your favorite celebrity, the Public Relations major will prepare you to do your job well.
Public Relations Degree
Our public relations majors pursue jobs in non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, and businesses. Pepperdine has one of the oldest public relations degree programs west of the Mississippi.
What Public Relations Grads Are Doing
Data collected from the 2022 class within six months of graduation.
Employed Full-Time or Part-Time
Admitted to Graduate School
Total Settled Graduates
Pepperdine Seaver College is consistently recognized among the top-ranked universities in California and the United States. We are a Christian university where students grow in knowledge and character. As a liberal arts institution, we focus on providing rich opportunities for intellectual and spiritual exploration for students with a diverse community.
Located in Malibu, CA
13:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
80% of Students Participate in an International Program
120,000 + Alumni Network
Real World Experiences
Our experiential learning opportunities encourage you to learn as you experience the
"real world." This experience not only looks great on a resume, but also puts you
ahead of other students when competing for similar jobs.
Outstanding Student Leaders
Students from all different majors at Seaver College participate in our extracurricular
activities, combining their natural talents with their dedication and outstanding
work ethics to refine their craft and become proud representatives of their particular
programs. We are proud to highlight our wonderful student leaders and showcase their
work and dedication to our programs.
Internships for Communication Majors
Communication internship programs provide opportunities for students studying journalism, organizational communication, public relations, and telecommunication to work in a professional capacity with newspapers, radio
and television stations, and advertising and public relations agencies. Students gain
field experience at the same time as, and as a part of, their academic training.
Thousands of successful professionals and civic leaders have earned degrees from the
Communication Division at Seaver College. Learn about our honor societies and a few
notable Pepperdine alumni who are making a difference.
Public Relations Student Testimonials
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24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
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Sarah Stone Watt
Divisional Dean & Professor of Communication