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Graduate Cert. in Public Relations

Humber College’s Public Relations graduate certificate program is recognized by industry as one of Canada’s leading training grounds for public relations professionals. This intensive program is focused on preparing you to launch your degree and getting you ready for your first day of your work placement.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 semesters
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,092 per semester
Location: Lakeshore Campus (Toronto, Canada)

In the Humber College’s Public Relations graduate certificate program, you will learn how to plan, develop and execute effective public relations strategies. You will build critical skills in event planning, public speaking and presentation.

Experienced professors will help you develop writing skills, public relations strategies, research and planning abilities, and a high degree of social and traditional media literacy. Practical public relations courses in PR theory, marketing communications, public affairs, media relations, corporate social responsibility, sustainability and change management will provide you with a valuable and useful introduction to the field. Your teamwork, collaborative, and leadership skills will be honed through group assignments.

Courses Included:

  • Event Planning and Management
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Relations practice and Theory
  • Social and Digital Media
  • Corporate Public Relations and Investor Relations
  • Strategic Communications
  • Public Relations Writing and Lab

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As a PR practitioner, your work will be varied and fast-paced. It may include careers in media relations, internal communications, community relations, government relations/public affairs, investor relations, crisis management, event planning, publicity, marketing communications, consulting and issues management.

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