APRPREP, Online Study Course is designed to prepare professionals for Accreditation in Public Relations. It is a professional development program. The Online Study Course is self-paced, including ten modules focused on the KSAs -- Knowledge Skills and Abilities -- required to pass the APR Examination. In addition, participants may join free weekly webcasts, hosted by APR Facilitators. APR Facilitators review participant work, provide feedback and study strategies in an informal and effective learning event. APR is a mark of distinction for public relations professionals who demonstrate their commitment to the profession and to its ethical practice and who are selected based on broad knowledge, strategic perspective, and sound professional judgement. PRSA Members, UAB and Partner Organizations may enroll at the member price of $195. NonMembers enroll at $295. Group Discount - PRSA Members, UAB and Partner Organizations may apply for and enroll at the discount price of $169. For groups of 5 or more, who enroll at one time.
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PRSA Members, UAB and Partner Organizations may enroll at the member price of $195. NonMembers enroll at $295. Group Discount - PRSA Members, UAB and Partner Organizations may apply for and enroll at the discount price of $169. For groups of 5 or more, who enroll at one time.
The curriculum materials are based on the KSAs - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities identified for the APR Examination. All required handouts are included in enrollment. The UAB - Universal Accreditation Board - suggests that successful candidates also purchase a text from the Short Bookshelf of Recommended Texts. We recommend that candidates enroll first, before purchasing a text from the Short Bookshelf.
Individuals or groups wanting to join the Online Study Course should click the Enroll Online button above. You may also "Subscribe" to the open house and you will be invited to the next open house web meeting. The APR Online Study Course is completely "Self-Paced" with ten interactive modules. We also offer three "Cohort Sessions" with Weekly Web Meetings. These Sessions are 14 weeks in the Fall, Spring and Summer.
Case Problem approach is very different.
Thank you. The "Case Problem" approach helped me think through communication problems, which was exactly what I needed to do to pass the APR Examination.
We have a great time in the web meetings. I learn so much each time I join a meeting. Even after getting my APR, I keep coming back.
This is a comprehensive online learning experience. All of the materials will help you successfully pass the APR Examination.
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