Public Relations in a Digital World

The Public Relations in a Digital World Certificate prepares students for roles in advertising, public relations, marketing, media relations, or web design.

Total Number of Courses 6
Total Number of Credit Hours 18 credit hours
 Recommended Start Term

Students can begin this certificate in any of our 5 8-week sessions, but the most expedient way to complete the certificate would be to begin in the Fall I session. To see how quickly you could finish this certificate view our Course Rotation schedule.

Quickest Time to Complete 4 8-Week Sessions (10 months)
Schedule Format Courses offered in the evenings within 8 week sessions.
Transfer Credit Accepted Toward Certificate 2 courses / 6 credit hours
Course Locations Water Tower Campus –
820 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago
Online
Application and Admission Requirements Application
Official transcripts from all prior institutions
2.0 GPA or higher and in good standing at all prior institutions
Tuition

2015-2016 Academic Year
2016-2017 Academic Year

Certificate Requirements

  • COMM 175 Introduction to Communication
  • COMM 200 Communication and New Media
  • COMM 215 Ethics and Communication
  • COMM 210 Principles of Public Relations
  • COMM 288 Digital Public Relations
  • COMM 275 Web Design and Usability

Finish Your Degree: Classroom Visit Night
Tuesday April 11, 2017
6:00 p.m.
25 E. Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

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SCPS Degree Completion Information Session
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Loyola's Corboy Law Center
25 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611

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Course Descriptions

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For more information

Contact us at adult@luc.edu or 312-915-6501 to schedule a meeting with one of our admissions counselors.