This diploma program is intended for those wishing to pursue a career in public relations and communications, those whose management responsibilities include PR/communications, or those already working in the field who would like to further their academic background. Students gain knowledge in a range of specializations that will help them build their careers in the consulting, corporate or not-for-profit sectors. Material is updated regularly to include new technology and emerging issues. While skills are taught, major emphasis is placed on the strategic aspects of public relations.
Graduate Certificate in Public Relations Management
The Graduate Certificate consists of four required three-credit courses and one three-credit elective course. As a person with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and at least three years of relevant industry experience in communications or public relations, which provides a solid practical background in business and the communications industry, this 15-credit program is designed to provide you with the specialized knowledge you need for today's changing business world in the shortest possible time.