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The Creative Arts Scholarship Program is for first-time, out-of-state graduate and undergraduate students, including international and transfer students. Applicants must be accepted to ETSU before they will be considered for a Creative Arts Scholarship.


A degree in Advertising & Public Relations sets the foundation for a career in the ever-growing demand for media professionals. Many of the jobs available now because of digital technology were not around a decade ago. By studying with Advertising & Public Relations, students get the theoretical communication foundation needed mixed with the opportunity to create real projects, which leads to real career outcomes. 


Students are prepared for work in digital marketing communication, brand strategy, advertising and public relations in companies, corporations, non-profits/non-government organizations, and government agencies. Coursework includes instruction in writing and design for print, broadcast, online and social media; audience research; media planning; audience analytics and campaign management. Through experiences with real-world clients, students gain the skills and knowledge they need for success in this growing profession. Study abroad opportunities are available.

What Sets Us Apart


Small class sizes ensure more one-on-one interaction with professors.


Our partnership with Adobe gives students access to top industry tools.


Internships provide real world experience outside the classroom.


Students land great careers because of our education project partners.


Professional advisors to help guide you in the right direction.


Experiential media facility available for use by our students.


Local, regional and national industry partners.