The Certificate in Public Relations serves students not majoring in Journalism by providing a coherent program of study. This certificate also provides the student's current or prospective employer with tangible evidence of a student's training in public relations. The certificate program is of interest to students in a wide variety of fields.
The Certificate in Public Relations is also beneficial to working professionals who are either currently in the public relations field or are considering a career change to public relations and desire formal credentials.
Students in good academic standing at Indiana University, Indianapolis Campus, who are not majoring in journalism or telecommunications are eligible to apply to the certificate program. Students must file an application with the School of Journalism.
To be considered for admission, students must have completed 26 credit hours with a minimum 2.20 cumulative grade point average (FX and WF will be calculated as F), including: