Public RelationsNiagara College

About this Program

Level: Graduate Certificate in Public Relations

Discpline: Business and Corporate Communications

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $16,628.55

Welland Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Aug., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 open

Program Description

As a Public Relations (PR) Practitioner, you are a strong written and verbal communicator with an understanding of the importance of effective communication between an organization and its publics.Develop the public relations and strategic communication skills needed to succeed in the fast-paced and diverse world of PR. Gain hands-on learning experience via a 152-hour field placement and applied learning projects involving industry clients in the second term. Curriculum, including an emphasis on social media, is informed by a program advisory committee to ensure industry relevance and exceeds current provincial PR program standards. Program runs three days a week in both terms. Provides multiple networking opportunities for the students to meet industry professionals.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.