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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 Communication Division Grads Are Doing

 

71.6%

Employed Full-Time or Part-Time

11.4%

Admitted to Graduate School

2.3%

Full-Time Volunteer or Other Activity

14.7%

Seeking Employment or Grad School

Why Pepperdine


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

Student Opportunities

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.

Our Students

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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Contact Us

Communication Division
Pepperdine University
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Office: CCB 206

310.506.4211

Sarah Stone Watt
Divisional Dean & Professor of Communication

Esther O'Connor
Office Manager

Sara Fernandez
Technology Liaison