Advertising and Public Relations

Interested in a career in advertising and public relations?

Advertising and public relations is a broad career area with a variety of career paths and job options. Advertising can refer to a lot of areas: creative services, account management, media relations, writing for the media, event planning, research, sales and more. Before choosing a degree, consider which area you'd like to choose as your focus.

Paths to an advertising or public relations degree

Advertising

Area of interest

Creative Services

Account Management

Major

Art Major

Graphic Design Concentration 

Marketing Major

Minor

Communication Minor

Public Relations

Area of interest

Event Planning or
Media Buying

Writing for Media

Major

Communication
Major

Media Relations Concentration 

Communication
Major

Journalism Concentration

Minor

Marketing Minor OR Art Minor