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Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University, USA

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USD 20750

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48 months


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Program Overview

Students choose between a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. A minor is available. The advertising and public relations major stresses an integrated approach. Students may choose a focus in advertising or public relations, but they will take courses in both to prepare them for common practice in the field.

Why Study Advertising And Public Relations At Grand Valley?

  • The curriculum is geared to the demands of the industry's ever-changing standards and includes courses recommended by national panels of advertising and public relations educators and professionals.
  • Faculty members specialize in teaching communication concepts and skills that are relevant and in-demand. They have academic accomplishments and stellar professional resumes representing a variety of backgrounds in the field.
  • Coursework trains students to apply communication theories and concepts in a variety of work settings, while demonstrating the ability to think strategically, solve problems, and act ethically and legally.
  • Hands-on experience with real clients in classes, internships, GrandPR (a student-run PR firm), and the National Student Advertising Competition, in which our students have placed five times as national finalists.
  • Valuable industry connections through networking and via membership in local student chapters of the American Advertising Federation and the Public Relations Student Society of America.
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 28 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2025


May 2024, Jan 2024, Aug 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.


    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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