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The Public Relations & Marketing Communications major at Ohio Dominican University prepares you for a career in public relations, marketing and a variety of related fields. 
Program highlights:
  • Small classes taught by faculty with real-world working experience. 
  • Emphasis available in either Public Relations or Marketing Communications.
  • Alumni and industry professionals on our Board of Advisors allow students to establish contacts with leaders in the field. 
  • Our student chapter of the Public Relations Society of America provides students with leadership and project management experience.
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    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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  • ExploringMajors

    Outcomes & Careers

    Learn how this major prepares you for a career in public relations, marketing, writing, media relations and more.

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    PR & Marketing Comm. Dept.

    Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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  • Internships
    Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where public relations and marketing communication students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. 

    These hand-on experiences help graduates land jobs in public relations, marketing and communications positions in Central Ohio and beyond. 

    Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.
  • Student Organization
    PRSSAThe Public Relations & Marketing Communications program at ODU adheres to the guidelines for undergraduate Public Relations programs established by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

    Students of any major can join the ODU student chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. You’ll work side-by-side with area professionals on real-life public relations projects. You’ll also meet prospective employers and graduate with experience that’s real – and looks great on a resume.

    For information on ODU's PRSSA chapter, contact prssa@ohiodominican.edu.

BA in Public Relations & Marketing Communications

Steven Nyeste '10 shares how his ODU education helped him prepare for his career as a communications and public affairs specialist with the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation.