About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:1 Year
Code:0171

Program Highlights

  • Focused and intensive program includes 152-hour field placement
  • Program exceeds current provincial Public Relations program standards
  • Program advisory committee ensures ongoing industry relevance
  • Students are prepared for employment in a variety of professional sectors including: agency, not-for-profit, corporate and government based companies and organizations
  • Social Media integrated across the program curriculum
  • Successful track record of high performing graduates securing employment in the PR field
  • Applied learning projects involving industry clients in term two
  • Three-day/week academic schedule both terms

Career Opportunities

  • Media relations
  • Government relations
  • Internal communication
  • Crisis communication
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Community relations
  • Investor relations
  • Special event management
  • Publicity
  • Marketing communications
  • Social media/digital communications

You are well suited to this program if you…

  • Possess strong writing skills as writing is considered a core skill of public relations
  • Are detailed-oriented and can complete tasks quickly and efficiently
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Are self-motivated, personable and well-organized
  • Are engaged in social media

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0171 - 1 Year Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at vnmanga.info/transfercredit.