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Public Relations Certificate

If you enjoy hands-on learning and have a passion for writing and communications then add to your skill set with Penn Foster Career School's Online Public Relations Certificate Program. In this writing-intensive program, you’ll complete several writing projects. You’ll apply the skills you’ve learned in this online training that can help you prepare for the field at your own pace and is affordable.¹

Why Study Public Relations Certificate?

In this online Online Public Relations Certificate Program, you'll examine a variety of public relations writing styles and processes as you learn about strategic writing and the strategies and tactics that public relations professionals use.
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Dedicated Success Coaches
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You're guided by Certified Instructors, Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants, and Student Support Staff - all working to help you succeed.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge to help you prepare to further your education in public relations.
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Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
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With 58,000 + graduates in 2019 from our accredited high school, career school, and college, you're in good hands!
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Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, informative videos, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Online Public Relations Certificate Program Course Details
In our Online Public Relations Certificate Program, you’ll learn public relations writing for different media, ad copy, speeches, newsletters, brochures, magazines, and annual reports. You’ll also learn to write for crisis communications, conflict management, public opinion, corporate public relations, the government, and non-profit organizations.
Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Public Relations Tuition
With Penn Foster’s affordable tuition, you can get started on your Public Relations Certificate.
The biggest advantage to doing the online program was that despite life’s hurdles I was able to keep moving forward. I was able to keep working. Regardless of my work schedule I was able to squeeze in study time on breaks, after work, on weekends. I could access my program from pretty much anywhere as long as I had access to a computer or the internet.
Tammy C.
Penn Foster Graduate
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¹ The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.