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Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Academic Program
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Arts & Humanities

Students in the Communication Public Relations programs are prepared to function as creative, critical and ethical communicators within personal or professional settings. The Communication PR faculty coordinates with the Business Division and Art to foster student learning, student integrity and student success. Graduates of the program will have been educated in a liberal arts tradition to think critically, to analyze complex processes, and to communicate effectively (oral and written) for themselves and others. They will be ready to move into their chosen career field or continue studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Communication Public Relations major will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms. • Write effectively for various publics using different technologies.
  • Understand the key functions and standard processes of Business and/or Design.
  • Critically evaluate, analyze and interpret information to solve problems for business and personal situations.
  • Use PR appropriately for different business goals, within different formats, and across various platforms.
  • Behave and think ethically while adhering to high standards for personal, social and professional integrity.
  • Collaborate effectively in diverse teams across cultures.

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Credentials You Can Count On

Notre Dame College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission as a degree-granting institution. Our academic programs are accredited by some of the most respected organizations of higher education in the country.

The education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) or the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Founding institution of the American Council on Education.
Accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
The Notre Dame College Elementary/Intermediate Classroom Teacher Program has earned the ILA National Recognition for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals.

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