Online Public Relations Degrees

Insider tips for choosing and succeeding in the right school and career

School Surprises

"More Demanding Than In Person...
I was surprised at how much reading and communication there had to be in order to complete an online class. After taking one or two classes on campus, I realized it actually may have been easier to take the classes in person rather than at home if I could have." (Public Relations Director; 2013)

Career: 1 years of experience, currently based in Michigan, male
School: Studied Communications at Wayne State University in Michigan; completed Associate degree in 2011

"Excellent Online Business Program...
I was surprised by the quality of the online experience the most. It equaled the quality teaching you would receive in a physical classroom." (Business; 2014)

Career: 2 years of experience, currently based in Arizona, male
School: Studied Business at Grand Canyon University in Arizona; completed Associate degree in 2011

"Convenient To My Schedule...
To my surprise, the online program was very convenient to my personal schedule. I could work around my work schedule. The faculty was very helpful whenever I needed assistance." (Internet Marketing Specialist; 2013)

Career: 1 years of experience, currently based in New York, female
School: Studied Communications at University Of Phoenix in Florida; completed Certificate degree in 2010

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Best School Tips

"Work Hard And Succeed...
Spend time in the discussions and always feel free to contact your professor." (Business; 2014)

"Questions Are Always Answered By Faculty...
The program will work great for anyone with responsibilities because you can work around those. The faculty is always willing to help students. Don't hesitate to ask questions." (Internet Marketing Specialist; 2013)

"Have Outside Support...
If possible, Try to take any class that you think will be hard in person. If you can't be sure to have resources available to help you when your online professor is unavailable." (Public Relations Director; 2013)