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Certificate Requirements

Certificate in Public Relations

Total for the certificate: 24 quarter credits
Minimum of 50 percent of total credits through Marylhurst

Communication Foundation Courses (6 crs.)

These should be completed before enrolling in other PR courses.
Media Writing Basics for Public Relations
Public Relations Principles: Essentials of Strategic Communications

Communication Techniques Courses (9 crs.)

Research & Planning for Strategic Communications
Advanced Writing for Strategic Communications
Graphics & E-Media for Strategic Communications

Professional Electives (9 crs.)

Managing Integrity: Legal Issues & Ethics in Strategic Communications
Choose 6 crs. from the following:
Social Media Strategies for Public Relations
Integrated Marketing Communications
Advertising for Public Relations
Topics in Public Relations
Projects in Public Relations
Internship in Public Relations

Continuing Education Certificate Requirements

Total for the certificate: 24 CEUs
Minimum of 50 percent of total CEUs through Marylhurst

Qualified non-degree-seeking students may also be admitted to the certificate program for Continuing Education Units (CEU).

NOTE: Coursework in the CEU certificate program is taken for continuing education units and may not be applied or transferrable to a bachelor's degree.

Please see Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information, including admission and completion requirements.

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