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Are you interested in managing communications and public relations? Do you enjoy the excitement of an ever-evolving career field? Then Eastern Kentucky University Public Relations may be the program for you. Through this program, you’ll learn effective strategies for managing communications through social media, written and oral communications, print, broadcast media, online media and more!

Degree Concentrations

Bachelor’s Minor
Public Relations Public Relations


Internship Opportunities for Students:

  • Buffalo Trace Distillery
  • United Way of the Bluegrass
  • Toyota
  • Eastern Kentucky University (various offices)

Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Education
  • Government
  • Public relations agencies

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Valvoline
  • Sazerac (Distilling)
  • Baptist Health
  • Cornett (Advertising)
  • Scott County (KY) Tourism

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the public relations program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Freshman Public Relations Scholarship
  • Dr. Glen Kleine Scholarship
  • Dr. Dean C. Cannon Endowed Memorial Communication Scholarship
  • Pat and Paul Gleason Public Relations Scholarship
  • Christy L. Guttridge Memorial Scholarship
  • National Black Public Relations Society Scholarship
  • Kentucky Society for Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing (KSHPRM) Scholarship
  • Gary Yoshimura Scholarship
  • Kentucky Society for Hospital Public Relations

For scholarship information, please visit: School of Communication Scholarship Information


EKU School of Communication
School of Communication Director Dr. Ginny Whitehouse