Communications

Interested in a Career in Public Relations?

Are you a good public speaker? Want to help improve the reputation of a company? Think about pursuing a career as a public relations specialist! West Hills College’s degree programs will prepare you for what’s to come in your future career as a public relations specialist.

What do Public Relations Specialists do?

Public relations specialists act as the bridge between the company or organization that they work for and the public. They maintain the reputation of that company and resolve any conflicts that may arise. Some things that a public relations specialist does are present materials to potential investors, hold interest meetings, and work on political campaigns. Public relations specialists are good at writing persuasively and convincingly. In this career you will often find yourself writing invitation letters, press releases, reports, newsletters, and solicitation letters. An understanding of social media has become increasingly important in this field in order to communicate more with and get feedback from the public. 

West Hills College’s degree programs will prepare you for this fast-paced career. At West Hills College, the degree program you undertake will make you more confident in your writing and speaking abilities, prepare you for your transition to a four-year university, and get you started towards your career as a public relations specialist.

What would I make as a Public Relations Specialist?

In 2016, the average annual income for a public relations specialist in California was $68,080.

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