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Bachelor of Science in Public Relations

Program Details

Franklin University offers the online BS in Public Relations. This degree can teach you how to creatively leverage traditional and new media to build and manage media relationships and corporate reputations. The curriculum emphasizes the essentials like writing, speaking, and social media, as well as the unconventional, such as what makes people think and behave the way they do.

Students will learn how to build and manage relationship in areas such as:

  • media and community relations
  • social media and web
  • crisis management
  • communications
  • special events
  • promotions
  • publicity


  • Submit transcripts: high school if fewer than 24 transfer credits; college transcripts if 24 or more transfer credits.
  • Students with no prior college credits may also need to complete placement testing.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission