Edinboro's new Strategic Communication degree arms you with the tools you need to drive the mission of any organization. It synthesizes the professional practice of public relations with emphasis on corporate, crisis and conflict communication.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations in the communications
field are on the rise. Jobs for meeting, convention and event planners; fundraisers;
advertising and promotions managers; and social and community service managers will
grow approximately 10% between now and 2024.
Edinboro helps you grow as a professional while you learn about the many communications needs in today's workplace.
Our accomplished faculty will instruct, guide and inspire you to achieve and lead. They will teach you how to build relationships between organizations and their public by keeping messages consistent, specific and on-target in all forms of communication.
EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal
and engaging academic environment.
Opportunities abound at Edinboro. Through campus organizations such as Applied Communicators of Edinboro (ACE) and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), you'll develop strategic planning and public relations skills.
For more experience, you can apply for internships at local nonprofit organizations
and for-profit corporations or engage in community service activities through Lambda
Pi Eta, the communications honor fraternity.
The road to success is wide open. Choose your lane and let your Edinboro degree take you there!
The Strategic Communication program is highly flexible. You can select from a broad range of courses that will prepare you for careers in all aspects of communications, including:
- Advertising and sales
- Public relations
- Interpersonal and organizational communication
- Media management and criticism
- Political communication
- Public advocacy
Your Strategic Communication degree will take you places. Just ask any of our graduates. They’re finding success in diverse industries including public relations, media production, pharmaceutical sales, event management, journalism, advertising, conflict mediation, nonprofit management, higher education and community organizing. Examples include:
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Take charge of your experience. Ask questions, meet our students and professors, and see the campus yourself.