Diploma Program in Public Relations course schedule

Please note:

  • Class sizes are limited, so early registration is advised.
  • All courses are subject to minimum enrolment and the schedule is subject to change.
  • Public Relations Theory and Practice is a prerequisite or co-requisite for all other courses.

Required courses (7)

Required Public Relations courses will be offered during the following terms:    

Course Sep.–Dec. 2024 Jan.–Apr. 2025 May–Aug. 2025 Sep.–Dec. 2025
HPPR401
Public Relations Theory and Practice
 
Online
 
Online
   
Online
HPPR402
Effective Communication Tools
     
Online
 
HPPR403
Communication Planning
   
Online
   
HPPR404
Research and Evaluation
     
Online
 
HPPR405
Writing for Public Relations
 
Online
     
Online
HPPR407
Evolution of Public Relations
   
Online
   
HPPR408
Case Studies in Public Relations *
 
Online
     
Online

*Case Studies: must have successfully completed Public Relations Theory and Practice, Communication Planning and Research and Evaluation.

Elective courses (3)

Elective Public Relations courses will be offered during the following terms:    

Course Sep.–Dec. 2024 Jan.–Apr. 2025 May–Aug. 2025 Sep.–Dec. 2025
HPPR428
Ethics and Public Relations
       
Online
HPPR433
Media Relations
 
Online
     
HPPR450
Social Media for Public Relations
     
Online
 
HPPR460
Community and Stakeholder Engagement
   
Online
   
HPPR470
Leadership Excellence in Public Relations
 
Online
     
Online
HPPR480
Crisis Communication for Public Relations Professionals**
   
Online
   

**Note: this course is our new Micro-certificate in Crisis Communication for Public Relations Professionals, which can also be applied as an elective in the PR diploma program.


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