Public Relations Consultants

(NOC 5124)

What do Public Relations Consultants do?

Specialists in public relations and communications develop and implement communication and promotion strategies and information programs, publicize activities and events, and maintain media relations on behalf of businesses, governments and other organizations, and for performers, athletes, writers and other talented individuals.

How to become: Public Relations Consultants

You usually need a university degree or college diploma in public relations, communications, journalism or a field related to a particular subject.

To be a public relations practitioner, you may need an APR (Accredited in Public Relations) designation.

With additional training and experience, you may move up the ranks to become a manager in public relations, fundraising or communications.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Public Relations Consultants

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
PR and Strategic Communications Diploma; University Transfer; Advanced
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Public Relations Diploma
Bachelor of Digital Marketing Communication - Pathway for Public Relations Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Public Relations Management Bachelor; Honours
Hospitality Skills Certificate; Online
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Public Relations Diploma
Public Relations Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Public Relations Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Modified on January 26, 2022

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