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  • The UAB Chapter of PRCA/PRSSA won the national Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Outstanding Chapter Firm from PRSSA in 2023.
  • In UAB courses, students receive hands-on professional training in areas including presentation skills, news writing, and conducting public relations campaigns.

About the Program

Communication, whether verbal or nonverbal, is one of the most important skills prized by employers today. It can be an essential tool for success in a wide range of fields, including sales, emergency management, client service, public relations, and much more.

That's why, at UAB, we made this program so intensive. We want to make you the best communicator you can be. To begin, you will take classes covering topics such as writing, interviewing, pitching, and nonverbal communication skills. Then, you will also take leadership and management classes. Finally, your specific concentration will help you tailor your knowledge and experience. Choose from communication management, sports communication, or mass communication, which includes broadcasting, journalism, and public relations.


  • Communication Management
  • Mass Communication (Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations)
  • Sports Communication

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This program delivers most of its content via on-campus, in-person meetings.

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If you are a current student and wish to change your major, be sure to speak with your current advisor(s). Find your advisor(s) listed on your student profile page when you log in to BlazerNET.

Then you can change your major on BlazerNET. Find more information here.

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