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APR Boot Camp

This course is not currently available. Email the Accreditation Department to inquire about future availability of this program.

Category: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance

The APR Boot Camp is a three-day intensive course for candidates to prepare for and be Advanced through the Readiness Review™, and take the computer-based Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) or Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M). This course is designed to provide a setting that will meet the needs of busy professionals whose schedules don’t permit extensive preparation time.

Candidate prerequisites:

  • For APR, candidate must be a member of PRSA and/or a Universal Accreditation Board participating organization.
  • For APR+M, candidates must be either (1) military personnel (active or reserve) or DoD civilian employees whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields or (2) DOD military contractors, who are members of a UAB participating organization and whose primary responsibilities lie in military communication-related fields.
  • Approved APR application (or APR+M application) and the Examination fee of $385 received by PRSA National by the registration deadline.
  • Seminar registration form and applicable registration fee received by the registration deadline (required in advance to clear Prometric authorization).
  • Download and complete the APR Readiness Review Questionnaire or APR+M Readiness Review QuestionnaireEmail your answers to by the registration deadline. Your questionnaire will be provided to the Readiness Review panelists for familiarization of your background and expertise in the public relations profession. Note: there will be no opportunities to change this Questionnaire once it is submitted.
  • Must have portfolio items assembled but not necessarily finalized.
  • Must bring own laptop.


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