Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication / Public Relations
Drake University

Program Details

Become a highly qualified public relations professional with a BA in Journalism & Mass Communication in PR from Drake University. This 100% online degree is one of only 40 programs accredited by the Certification for Education in Public Relations and was named one of the top 50 PR programs in the world by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). 

Drake’s accredited online public relations degree program will prepare you with the skills most in demand for a career in mass communication. You may choose from three specializations – global and multicultural communication, corporate public relations, or nonprofit advocacy – and experience relevant, real-world education with instruction from expert, student-centered faculty members.

Drake’s online BA in Journalism & Mass Communication in PR program is built for maximum flexibility and convenience with asynchronous courses that equip students with skills in strategy, multicultural communication, consumer behavior, and global branding. With transfer credits accepted, students may graduate in as little as two years.

Support from Drake University extends beyond the classroom. Faculty will help you seek internship opportunities for hands-on professional experience, and you’ll have access to career development services as you apply for open positions. This PR degree program has a job placement rate of 100%, ensuring you’ll graduate prepared for a career in public relations.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drake University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must submit their ACT or SAT score or a one-page essay (prompt available in application).