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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Public Relations

Humber College

12 months
15568 CAD/year
4794 CAD/year
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The Public Relations certificate at Humber College is recognized by industry as one of Canada’s leading training grounds for public relations professionals. This intensive program is focused on preparing you to launch your degree and getting you ready for your first day of your work placement.

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You will learn how to plan, develop and execute effective public relations strategies.

 You will build critical skills in all aspects of PR. Experienced professors of the Public Relations certificate at Humber College  will help you develop writing skills, public relations strategies, research and planning abilities, and a high degree of social and traditional media literacy.

Practical public relations courses in PR theory, marketing communications, public affairs, media relations, corporate social responsibility, sustainability and change management will provide you with a valuable and useful introduction to the field. Your teamwork, collaborative, and leadership skills will be honed through group assignments.


As a PR practitioner, your work will be varied and fast-paced. It may include careers in media relations, internal communications, community relations, government relations/public affairs, investor relations, crisis management, event planning, publicity, marketing communications, consulting and issues management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Relations Writing and Lab 
  • Public Relations Presentation Skills
  •  Communicating CSR and Sustainability
  •  Research for Public Relations
  • Media Relations
  • Change Management and Communications
  •  Design for Public Relations Practitioners
  • Professional Practice
  • Field Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Applicants will attend an online interiew prior to which they must submit a detailed resume and a one-page letter of intent (350 words). 
  • The letter of intent should express why they have an interest in public relations, and in Humber's Public Relations graduate certificate program. A faculty member will review the submission and then contact the applicant about their online (via Skype) interview schedule. 

Technological requirements

Laptop or Computer: Ability to run Microsoft programs

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7784 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4794 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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