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Please note, to be a member of PRSA Maryland you must first become a member of PRSA National. When you join PRSA (or renew your membership) you will then have the option to “Add a Chapter.” PRSA Maryland is the “Maryland Chapter” and our number is 005.

All new memberships and renewals are processed through PRSA National and involve payment of national and chapter dues through the national organization. New memberships and renewals cannot be processed on this PRSA Maryland site.


More than three years of experience

  • Join as a Member ($255 annual dues + a one-time $65 initiation fee).

Two to three years of experience

  • Join as an Associate Member 3 ($200 annual dues).

One to two years of experience

  •  Join as an Associate Member 2 ($155 annual dues).

Less than one year of experience

  • Join as an Associate Member 1 ($115 annual dues).

Former PRSSA member who graduated within the past two years

  •  Join as an Associate Member, PRSSA Graduate ($60 annual dues).

Full-time graduate student working toward a public relations degree

  • Join as an Associate Member, Graduate Student ($60 annual dues).

Former PRSA member

  •  Join as a Reinstating Member ($255 annual dues plus a one-time $35 reinstatement fee).


  • Members who have been in good standing for at least five years may qualify for retirement status ($50 annual dues). You must be employed less than 50 percent of the time. Contact Membership at for more information.

Group Member Program

When you sign up your team of five or more members for the first time, receive a FREE Professional Interest Section membership for each individual. Get started!

The Maryland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America helps public relations and communications professionals stay connected professionally and personally.

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