ACCREDITATION IN PUBLIC RELATIONS (APR)
Internationally recognized, the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) integrates timeless communications principles with contemporary strategies and tactics. The process of earning an APR takes your skills to the next level by exposing you to today’s cutting‐edge strategies and practices, assessing your skills to identify strengths and opportunities for growth, and demonstrating your personal and professional commitment to excellence.
Pursuing the APR gives you direct access to top public relations leaders—APR holders who will guide you through the process of achieving the accreditation—and provides the tools you need to distinguish yourself as a luminary in the public relations field.
Calling all APRs! Serve as a Panel Presentation judge and keep your accreditation current! Contact Dianna Fornaro, APR at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WHICH APR IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Experienced PR Pros
Showcase your hard-earned knowledge and commitment to life-long learning by attaining your Accreditation in Public Relations (APR).
Military Communications Experts
Prove that you are ready for anything in military public affairs by earning the Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M).
College Seniors & Recent Grads Certificate in PR
Show employers that you mean business by adding the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations to your resume.
View PRSA Maryland’s Powerpoint “APR in 3 Easy Steps.”
View PRSA National’s webinar “Five Steps to APR,” (23:46)
Also check out the resources available at PRSA National’s website (scroll to the bottom of the page).
– Jody Buffington Aud, APR
– Christine P. Barnhart, M.S., APR
– Anita A. Brightman, APR, Fellow PRSA
Pursuing the APR took my public relations career to the next level. Going through the accreditation process honed my communications skills and heightened my confidence. Each day I draw upon my APR foundation, whether it be for strategic planning, tactical execution, or management decisions. It has been a great investment both professionally and personally!
– Cami Colarossi, APR
– Jeffrey A. Davis, APR
– Daniel Dunne, APR, Fellow PRSA
– Tracy Imm, APR
– David Marshall, Ph.D., APR
– Allison S. Mayer, APR
-Teri O’Neal, APR
– Janice E. Smith, Ph.D., APR