Nova Scotia Community College

Public Relations

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Business
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Public Relations/Image Management
Description:This program blends public relations theory with practical experience to meet the growing demand for public relations professionals. A public relations practitioner uses the power of communication to manage perception and affect measurable change. Due to the skills they possess, public relations (PR) professionals play key leadership roles within their organizations, and are valuable contributors to strategy development.

As a graduate, you’re qualified to work in a wide variety of public relations roles including positions in full-service PR agencies, government and charitable organizations, corporate PR departments, and freelance communications.
URL:Public Relations at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $11,690

Admission Requirements


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    Applicants should hold a college diploma or undergraduate degree from a related area, or equivalent education and work experience. Related areas include business, arts, journalism, or other areas that involve writing for an audience.

    Application Notes : Applicants are required to submit an original 300-word essay on why they would like to pursue a career and education in public relations. Applicants must also submit a variety of writing samples that will be used to assess your writing and research skills. These samples could include business writing, academic papers, journalistic writing, or any public relations or promotional pieces you may have written. A collection of writing samples that reflect your experience in a variety of styles is of particular interest.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 08, 2022