Public Relations - Corporate Communications

Public Relations - Corporate Communications

Program Code
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program requirements

  • 12 Mandatory Courses
  • 1 Field Placement

Part-time delivery of this Graduate Certificate is new for fall 2017.

For details on how to apply, admission requirements and delivery schedule please contact

Tammy Burke-Marson
Program support Assistant, Part-time Studies
705.728.1968, ext. 1761

Program Description

Public relations and communications practitioners create awareness and manage conversations with multiple stakeholders through online, social and traditional mediums. Combining theory with real-world experience, students plan strategic communications, develop persuasive and informative written and visual content, manage media relations, conduct effective research, engage stakeholders through social media, plan events, manage an organization’s brand and reputation, and present themselves ethically and professionally.

Program course requirements
Course Title Course Code Equivalents Mandatory
Event Planning/Programming EVNT1001   Mandatory
Media Relations PRCC1007   Mandatory
Prof. and Presentation Skills PRCC1009   Mandatory
Public Relations Practice PRCC1000   Mandatory
Reputation Management PRCC1008   Mandatory
Social and Digital Media PRCC1005   Mandatory
Specialized Communications PRCC1004   Mandatory
Strategic Communications PRCC1001   Mandatory
Survey Design and Analysis RAPP1001   Mandatory
Visual Communications PRCC1003   Mandatory
Writing for PR 1 PRCC1002   Mandatory
Writing for PR 2 PRCC1006   Mandatory