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The Bachelor of Public Relations is a four-year degree that is respected nationally and attracts students from across Canada and beyond. In 1977, the Mount became the first Canadian university to establish a professional degree in public relations, and remains the only institution to grant the Bachelor of Public Relations (Co-operative Education).

Core Public Relations Skills:
Design – Writing – Critical Thinking – Ethics & Professionalism
Engagement – Relationships – Communication – Co-operative Education

Advocates
Minors that complement this area of focus:
Cultural Studies | Sociology | Women’s Studies | Political Studies
Career paths: Spokesperson, community relations officer, media relations manager.

Leaders
Minors that complement this area of focus:
Marketing | Political Studies | Writing | Nonprofit Leadership
Career paths: Crisis communicator, event manager, corporate social responsibility consultant.

Innovators
Minors that complement this area of focus:
Communication Technology | Communication | Information
Career paths: Social media influencer, digital content advisor, blogger.

Health Communication
Minors that complement this area of focus:
Science | Gerontology | Nutrition | Communication | Nonprofit Leadership | Science Communication
Career paths: Health communicator, health promotion specialist, internal communications officer.