Public Relations is the process of strategic communication between organizations and their audiences.


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  • “U.S. News & World Report ranked public relations as one of the top 50 careers in America for 2011 and the U.S. Department of Labor has projected a 24 percent growth rate in the PR industry between 2008 and 2018.”

  • “Our local arts festival was in need of funding, so a team from Taylor prepared a foundation grant proposal. They also gave a presentation that was very professional. The students had a far-reaching impact.” — LaRea Slater, PR client

  • “U.S. News & World Report ranked public relations as one of the top 50 careers in America for 2011 and the U.S. Department of Labor has projected a 24 percent growth rate in the PR industry between 2008 and 2018.”

  • “The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ projections of the 30 fastest growing careers includes “Meeting, convention, and event planners” with a 43.7% projected increase by 2020.”

  • “Money Magazine/CNN in 2011 ranked public relations as one of the top five jobs for working parents because of the field’s relatively high pay, personal satisfaction, benefit to society and flexibility.”

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PROMOTE YOUR PASSIONS

In this major you learn how to research, plan and promote events, create press kits,
write grants, do branding, effectively get media attention and represent organizations
whose missions you believe in.

LEARN AS YOU SERVE

We emphasize strategic and creative thinking that real organizations can use.
You won’t graduate without creating campaigns for professional clients.
Those experiences will give your portfolio a guaranteed edge.

STUDY ABROAD IN ECUADOR

Taylor’s newest program in Ecuador allows you to study media practices in a
South American context while you live with an Ecuadorian family, gaining Spanish
and cross-cultural credits.

SHAPE OPINIONS

Taylor public relations alumni work in corporate, not-for-profit and agency
public relations, shaping opinions and influencing organizational strategy.
One of our alumni was named by industry publication PR Week as one of
its “40 under 40” nationally.

SEE BIG RESULTS

Several students have won gold Marcom Awards for their client work.
That’s a nice addition to your resume and the guarantee that Taylor
PR student work is competitive in the marketplace.

Our Alumni

 
Account Executive
Weber Shandwick, Chicago

Marketing & Community Relations Coordinator
Jade of Rockford

Director of Marketing and Communications
Healing Waters International, Denver

EVP & General Manager
Edelman, Dallas

Account Manager
Geben Communication, Columbus

Communication Assistant
One Way Ministries, Chicago


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