The Value of Accreditation

What APR Can Do for You and Your Career

This webinar is not currently available. Email the Professional Development Department to inquire about future availability of this program.

Category: Accreditation Preparation & Maintenance

Join us for this webinar lead by several Universal Accreditation Board (UAB) members who will be discussing the value of accreditation from personal experience as well as discussing how pursuing accreditation can help you advance your career.

 By the end of this course participants will be able to:

• Understand the value of the accreditation process
• Understand why pursuing accreditation can benefit the public relations practitioner 
• Understand how to pursue accreditation 
• Understand how achieving the accreditation designation can help advance a career in public relations


Mitchell Marovitz, Ph.D., APR, Fellow PRSA, professor and chair, public relations, University of Maryland University College

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Lanette Hart, APR, principle, Hart & Associates

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Caron Blanton, APR, director of communications, Mississippi Public Universities

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Elizabeth Salter McMillan, APR, director, corporate communications, Fiserv

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Kathleen M. Giery, APR, director, public relations, LifeQuest Organ Recovery Service

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Adam Kelley, APR, manager, corporate communication, Children's of Alabama

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Participants with the APR credential earn 1.0 APR Maintenance Credit for a half-day course. Learn more about Accreditation renewal.