Knowledge and experience gained through a degree in Advertising/Public Relations empowers students to develop their own paths toward career achievement in top ad agencies, corporations or nonprofits. Our programs provide exceptional opportunity to garner real-world experience through student organizations, on-the-job internships, and a combination of experiential and practical learning opportunities.

Our degree programs are administered through the Department of Advertising + Public Relations — a department founded more than 50 years ago and renowned for staying ahead of the curve. We're part of the mix of leading and innovative degrees offered through MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in Advertising pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of marketing, creativity, and consumer behavior.

Alumni work at:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Public relations firms
  • Media companies
  • Consumer goods companies
  • E-commerce businesses
  • Internet communications
  • Direct marketing firms

Alumni work as:

  • Creative directors
  • Public relations representatives
  • Communication directors
  • Account/Sales executives
  • Project managers
  • Consultants
  • Authors/Writers

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