When you become Accredited in Public Relations (APR), you join an elite group of professionals who have demonstrated exceptional knowledge, skill, and ability in public relations. The APR distinction sets you apart and opens doors for advancement. It's a sign of excellence that will give you credibility with clients, peers, the media, and executives. More information here. Plus! Coming soon, WMPRSA will host training sessions to help inform and prepare individuals for the process!
Here's what some of our current member say about the benefits of becoming accredited:
"I’m really glad I went for my APR – it's one of the best things I did for mypublic relations career. The APR distinction is a tangible reminder ofmy dedication to the profession." – Molly Klimas, APR, Owner, IntentPublic Relations LLC, Grand Rapids, Mich.
"My educational and career background was in journalism, so the preparation in pursuit of Accreditation in Public Relations was truly educational and provided proper grounding and understanding for all mysubsequent public relations work. The APR designation has opened doors with prospective employers and clients who recognize it as a mark ofprofessionalism and expertise." - Robin A. Luymes, APR, Executive Director of Communications, Davenport University, Grand Rapids, Mich.