College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Public Relations

The Public Relations concentration is designed for students who would like to excel in careers in the public relations profession. After completing concentration requirements, students will earn a Bachelor of Science degree. The required courses include Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing, Public Relations Case Studies and Public Relations Campaigns.

Graduates of the concentration have excelled in corporate, government and non-profit organizations while serving in positions such as communications manager, director of corporate communications, director of investor relations, media relations manager, public affairs specialist, public relations manager and sports information director. They have also established public relations firms and pursued master’s degrees, law degrees and doctoral degrees.

N.C. A&T is proud of the alumni who have achieved greatness in the public relations profession. Among them are Seth Bennett, vice president of market development, Charlotte Bobcats; BJ Evans, director of basketball communications, Charlotte Bobcats; and Corey Savage, college relations manager at The Tom Joyner Foundation, Inc.

Students who would like to gain the knowledge and skills required of high-performance public relations experts – and be able to apply those skills in the real world upon graduation – should enroll in the Public Relations concentration in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at N.C. A&T.