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Department Comm/Journ
Rowland Hall 108
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA
17257-2299

Phone: (717) 477-1521
Fax: (717) 477-4013
Email: commjour@ship.edu

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Public Relations


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Public Relations at Shippensburg University

Students in the public relations professional emphasis prepare for careers working in media relations, public affairs and digital communications. The department offers a wide range of classes that not only teach students how to create campaigns and strategic communication plans, but also how to use social media effectively in the business world. Students have the opportunity to get involved in student media groups, including the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). PRSSA is a network of more than 11,000 students across the nation who study and practice public relations. By joining Shippensburg University's PRSSA chapter, students can gain experience with real clients in the business world. 

Career Opportunities

  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Communications Representative
  • Media Relations Manager
  • Public Affairs Specialist