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Advanced Certificate in Non-Profit Public Relations

The nine-credit online Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Public Relations program is designedfor individuals with an academic background in communications, business or management who work and wish to enhance their knowledge of current public relations theories and practices.

Courses in the certificate are existing courses taught within the Master of Arts in Public Relations program that have been revised as online format. Students who are enrolled in the master's degree program may complete the certificate if they request to do so and are approved by the department advisor.

For students who are not enrolled in the Master of Arts in Public Relations degree program, credits earned in the online certificate program may be applied toward the master's degree program, provided the student applies and is fully admitted to the graduate program prior to completing the academic requirements of the certificate.

Requirements for the Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Public Relations (3 credits each):
PR 618 Public Relations for Nonprofit Organizations

And two courses chosen from the following
PR 616 Public Relations Campaigns
PR 617 Media Relations
PR 621 Writing for Organizations
PR 631 Integrated Marketing Communications
PR 691 Special Topics In Communication: International Communication for Nonprofit Organizations
Certificate Total 9 Credits