Do you love to write, spend time online, and create? Have your eye on a career in advertising, public relations, public service, or nonprofit marketing? At Suffolk, you can major in either advertising or public relations and learn how to make your message heard.

Whichever major you choose, you'll take core communication courses and marketing communication requirements.

As an advertising major, you’ll learn the skills you need to succeed in the fast-paced competitive world of advertising—from copywriting and social media to integrated marketing strategies. As a public relations major, you will design strategic communication campaigns and events for companies and nonprofits, making the most of online, print, and broadcast media channels. You can also focus your studies in digital media, taking courses in which you'll develop content for multimedia platforms.

Boston is a Top 10 media market, and Suffolk is surrounded by leading advertising, public relations, and marketing firms and nonprofits who offer invaluable internships an easy commute from campus. Your studies at Suffolk will prepare you to thrive as an advertising copywriter or account manager, media buyer or planner, PR account manager, event planner, Web content specialist, teacher, professor, or nonprofit fundraiser or advocate.

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Advertising, Public Relations & Social Media

With its undergraduate majors and minors and accelerated bachelor's/master's option, our advertising, public relations & social media programs prepare you for professional success.

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From biology and theatre to government, psychology and more. Expand your mind and gather real-world experiences at Suffolk College of Arts & Sciences.

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