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Degrees & Majors

Media & Public Affairs

Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs


Media and public affairs gives students an in-depth understanding of governance plus the skills needed to use today's media to communicate to customers, constituents, employees, supporters, opponents, and the many other audiences involved in shaping effective public policy. Students who major in media and public affairs will be prepared for careers as public information officers; government affairs personnel for private or nonprofit organizations; public administrators at the local, state, and federal level; lobbyists; representatives of trade organizations; and reporters for various media on the subjects of public affairs, public administration, and public policy personnel and decisions.