Public Relations & Advertising

Public Relations & Advertising

Public Relations & Advertising Programs

Certified in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) since 2004

-------------------------------
Department and faculty offices: 301 W. High St., third floor
Academic Advising office: 301 W. High St., second floor
--------------------------------------

*Certified in Education for Public Relations: 2004, 2010, 2017

Graduate Programs:

  • M.A. in Public Relations
  • Certificate of Graduate Studies in: 
    • Integrated Marketing Communication and New Media
    • School Public Relations

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Majors in Public Relations and Advertising
  • Minors in Strategic Communication, with a concentration in Public Relations or in Advertising; and in Advertising (morphed into Strategic Communication minor for students starting the program in Fall 2017 or later)
  • Special cohorts for students completing Advertising in the Workplace and Public Relations in the Workplace

Comprehensive education. Our programs combinine theoretical background and real-world experience in public relations and advertising practice. Robust learning environment include faculty members who are experienced educators and accomplished practitioners.


Internships. Most of the PR and Advertising majors complete at least one internship with regional or national corporations, non-profit organizations, or educational institutions. 
Employer internship form: please submit your internship opportunity here.
Students: please contact our professional advisor, Ms. Lori Block, to gain access to our comprehensive listing of internship opportunities. 


Pre-professional student organizations. Rowan's Ad Club is establishing a reputation at the annual AAF National Student Competitions and is affiliated with the regional Philly Ad Club and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Rowan's Anthony J. Fulginitti PRSSA Chapter is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country. Our student-run agencies, PRaction and Ad Dynamics, develop and implement campaigns serving business and public-service clients. 


Outreach and networking. Students engage directly with area professionals in a wide range of mentoring and professional-service programs. They benefit from Rowan's extensive and active network of public relations and advertising graduates serving in communication leadership positions for businesses, non-profits, government and educational organizations throughout the country.