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B.A./B.S. Public Relations

Complete the University of Idaho admissions application online

Locations

Moscow

Office of Admissions
admissions@uidaho.edu
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844

Boise

admissions@uidaho.edu
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

futurestudents@uidaho.edu
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

futurestudents@uidaho.edu
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Building & Maintaining Relationships

Public relations students learn how to create and sustain relationships between organizations (corporations, government agencies and nonprofit groups) and their constituencies. Courses focus on writing, strategies and campaign management. After graduation, public relations professionals work as writers, editors, social media managers, lobbyists and consultants. Skills include research, strategic planning and working with the news media.

Fast Facts

  • Faculty with professional experience
  • Personal mentorship in small classroom settings
  • Integrated study between majors in School of Journalism and Mass Media
  • 2013 College Media Matters “Top 50” U.S. journalism programs
  • Hands-on experience preparing campaigns for real-world clients
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Writer/editor for educational institution
  • Writer/editor for non-profit organization
  • Communications Manager/Specialist
  • Public information officer for state or federal agency
  • Media relations coordinator
 

 

Job Placement

Networking through JAMM Advisory Board and professional groups in Idaho and the Northwest.

Salary $30,000 - $90,000 per year, based on national averages
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap

Download a PDF of a sample "Four Year Program."  For additional information go to: JAMM/Majors & Minors.

Degree Prep

There are no specific degree preparations. However, writing classes, art classes, or work on high school publications are helpful.

Financial
Financial
Scholarships

$37,000 annually, usually in $250-$1000 amounts

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning
  • The Argonaut 
  • Blot 
  • KUOI FM
  • JAMM Session
Internships
  • Visit Bellevue (Bellevue)
  • Pullman Regional Hospital (Pullman)
  • Gritman Memorial Hospital (Moscow)
  • University Communication and Marketing (Moscow)
  • Gallatin Public Affairs (Wash. D.C.)

 

Clubs
  • UI Public Relations Club (UIPR)