You’ll develop an understanding of theories and practices in communications, critical thinking skills and an ability to speak and write effectively.
In Advertising and Public Relations, we know that communication moves at the speed of contemporary life.
This area combines the disciplines of advertising and public relations for a 360-degree, cross-training approach to learning. As a student, you’ll develop an understanding of theories and practices in communications, critical thinking skills and an ability to speak and write effectively. Plus, we boast one of the strongest alumni networks at Columbia and one of the industry’s most successful internship programs with placements in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and overseas. Armed with integrated knowledge of the industry as well as specialized skills, you’ll be a well-rounded graduate poised for a dynamic career.
Each January, our faculty leads a tour of advertising agencies in New York City, the world capital for the field. You’ll attend presentations, speak with professionals and alumni, and explore brand management research, account planning, media planning, media activation, interactive strategies, copywriting, art direction, print-based production, digital production and project management.Read More
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