The purpose of accreditation is to recognize those who have demonstrated broad knowledge, experience and professional judgment in the field. The program seeks to improve public relations practice. The designation Accredited in Public Relations (APR) signifies a high professional level of experience and competence.

There is great value to being an accredited public relations professional.

Want to learn more? Contact Central Illinois’ PRSA
Peter M. Smudde, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor
Illinois State University
Campus Box 4480
Normal, IL 61790-4480