Public Relations – Graduate Certificate

World-renowned business mogul Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” In just eight months, you’ll learn how to communicate effectively, build relationships, and manage internal and external forces in order to maintain and enhance reputations for all types and sizes of organizations.

You will learn the ropes of the public relations industry through classes, labs, and hands-on assignments and gain the range of skills you need to be a great communicator, including:

  • Media relations
  • Event planning and execution
  • Speechwriting and presenting
  • Writing for web, social media, print, and broadcast
  • Photography and podcast production
  • Strategic communications planning

This program is delivered as a combination of online or virtual courses, classroom experiences, and practical experiences, giving you the flexibility to learn from the convenience of your home community.

 

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Media relations officer
  • Event planner
  • Speechwriter
  • Strategic communications planner
  • Marketing specialist
  • Communications/information officer

Cambrian College is a member of both the Canadian Public Relations Society and the International Association of Business Communicators. Students are encouraged to consider purchasing a student membership in these professional associations.

Plan your future

Next Session start

September 2017

Available delivery options

  • Full-Time
  • Flex learning
  • Graduate opportunity

Graduate in 2018*

*Minimum Full time length is 12 months