The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation demonstrates your knowledge of the public relations practice and commitment to continually hone your skills.

Pursuing accreditation is voluntary and communicates your dedication to the profession and adherence to ethical standards. To earn accreditation one must exhibit broad business and communications knowledge, a strategic perspective and sound professional judgment in the public relations field.

The Accreditation Process

  1. Complete the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations Application.
  2. Sit for Readiness Review.
  3. Complete the computer-based examination.
  4. Prove your commitment to lifelong learning.

For detailed information on the accreditation process, visit the APR website.