Top schools offering public relations degree programs:

Ferris State University - The Public Relations degree program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree with a major in Public Relations. The public relations degree is designed to prepare students to work in such organizations as public relations agencies, business organizations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, social service organizations, medical facilities, government agencies and sports and entertainment operations.

Huntington University - The public relations concentration is an exciting interdisciplinary effort that combines the theory and practice of business and various aspects of the communication arena, all with the objective of training talented, conscientious, and skillful organizational communication experts. The 2010 U.S.News & World Report annual collegiate rankings has listed Huntington University as 6th among the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the Midwest region.

The University of Texas at Austin - It offers the Bachelor of Science in Public Relations degree. Students are required to take a series of specific public relations courses as well as a variety of courses in business and communication. The University of Texas at Austin is ranked 39th in the world and 32nd in its region in the August 2008 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire - It offers a Mass Communication major with an emphasis in Public Relations. Students are prepared to become public relations professionals and to analyze, construct, manage and consume public relations information. U.S. News & World Report magazine has named the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire among the best public regional universities in the Midwest.

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