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B.S. in Public Relations and
Reputation Management


Building and maintaining trust between organizations and the people they serve requires innovation, strategy and effective communication — universally valuable skills across every industry. Biola’s flexible, online Bachelor of Science in Public Relations is designed to equip leaders to ethically influence action through media strategy, advertising, event coordination and more.

Our online B.S. in Public Relations and Reputation Management launches this Fall.

Biola University's fully online, asynchronous, 7-week courses will give you the flexibility to complete your bachelor's degree online from nearly anywhere in the world in as little as 24 months. This means you can watch your lectures, participate in discussions and complete your coursework according to your schedule.

Summer 2020 new students! We are waiving the application for the Biola Online Opportunities Scholarship. If you submit your enrollment deposit by May 4th and are enrolled in at least 6 units (half-time) you are eligible to receive one of forty $500 scholarships.

2 Years


This indicates the standard duration of this program. Completion time may vary by student depending on background and course load.



Total program credits include a combination of major/concentration, Bible/theology and general education credits.



Biola University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. Additional accreditations may apply to specific programs.

What Will I Study?

B.S. in Public Relations and Reputation Management

The online public relations degree offers coursework in media and technology, crisis management and ethics. Some areas of study and course highlights include:


Courses Include:

  • Social Media, SEO and Digital Strategy
  • Leadership and Organizational Influence
  • Crisis Communication and Reputation Management
  • Public Relations Ethics
  • Media and Public Relations Career Readiness


Bible and Theology Coursework

As part of Biola University's commitment to a biblically centered education, all undergraduate students have the opportunity to take 30 credits of biblical studies. As a public relations student, 12 of these credits will be integrated directly into your public relations courses, with the remaining 18 offered through separate Bible and theology courses.

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Mentorship from Personal
Success Coaches

At Biola University, your personal success coach will help you navigate your online public relations' program from the day you're accepted to the day you graduate.

Learn from Experienced

Public Relations' professors are professionals with real-world experience. You'll learn public relations ethic, crisis communication and reputation management, social media and other digitial strategies and much more.

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Enhance your
Biblical Knowledge

Your online courses are taught from a biblical worldview, integrating Christianity and public relations where God's Word is authoritative and gives students a biblical understanding of human nature.