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Combined Degree: Advertising and Public Relations B.A., B.S., and Communication, M.S.

Grand Valley State University combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Pursuing a combined degree can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both.


8%
Michigan Job Growth

Job opportunities in the communications field are projected to grow 8% in Michigan by 2026.

9%
National Job Growth

Job opportunities in the communications field are projected to grow 9% in the U.S. by 2026.

Less money. Less time.

Combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals.


Source: EMSI, 2022

Program Overview

The combined degree curriculum is a versatile program that meets the needs of those in the field of communication, stressing skills such as the analysis of written and visual communication, designing clear and informative messages, building persuasive appeals, and critically analyzing the persuasive appeals of others.

Interested students should contact the program during the fall semester of their junior year. Application requirements:

Applicants are required to submit:

Application deadline is April 1. Student must meet with the program director to verify the course schedule for senior year.

Why Pursue Combined Degrees at Grand Valley?

Visit the program website for more information.

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