Certificate in Public Relations

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Program Description

About the Program

Advance your career in the field of strategic communication with our Public Relations Graduate Certificate. You’ll learn what it takes to successfully target individuals and communities through the latest social media and emerging communication technologies. Our 16-credit certificate program allows career changes or professionals looking to re-tool in the industry with the credentials and experience necessary to compete for today’s top Public Relations jobs.

Your ability to communicate effectively will give you the power to bring about positive changes within any industry or sector. By learning to gain meaningful insight into your target audience’s beliefs and values you will be able to develop messages that resonate with the communities, cultures, and institutions you serve.

Throughout your course of study, you will gain a valuable foundation in communication technology and research methods. You can also focus the subject of your learning by selecting from a diverse offering of elective courses and courses from our three program tracks: Strategic Public Relations, Political Communication, and Sports Communication. You will leave the program with the skill set and strategic insight needed to advance your career in today's market.

Last updated Mar 2018

About the School

Emerson College is internationally recognized as the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts.

Emerson College is internationally recognized as the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts. Read less