Though individuals who work in the public relations field as specialists generally have a bachelor’s degree, this 50-credit certificate may lead to some entry-level public relations positions (e.g., assisting with event coordination or meeting planning, developing marketing tools and press releases, etc.) or related areas in marketing and sales.
Public Relations Specialist
Average Wage: $15.49 - 45.39 per hr.
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Average Wage: $20.93 - 70.86 per hr.
Average Wage: $24.36 - 78.83 per hr.
Advertising and Promotion Managers
Average Wage: $19.58 - 54.79 per hr.
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Other Certificates at UCC
- Communications Specialist in Organizations Pathways Certificate
- Public Relations Communication Assistant Pathways Certificate
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Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Paula Usrey - Contact
Associate Professor, Communication