- Program Code:6417
- School:School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
- Credential:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
- Program Type:Graduate Certificate program
- Program Length:1 year/ 2 semesters
The Public Relations – Corporate Communications program takes just two semesters to complete and is one of the most highly regarded Public Relations (PR) programs in Toronto.
The courses in this Public Relations graduate certificate program, which is based at the Story Arts Centre campus, will reflect the thinking that no two days in PR are alike. The industry experts who teach the courses will ensure you:
You'll want to consider this School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design program if you have previously completed post-secondary education, possess strong writing skills and have the ability to manage various projects at the same time.
Please note: This program requires you to have and use a mobile computing device (e.g., laptop, tablet) that meets or exceeds the recommended hardware requirements. For more information, please visit Mobile Learning Programs.
|Course Code||Course Title|
|CN-701||Communications Management 1|
|CN-721||Public Relations Writing 1: Writing to inform|
|CN-742||Project and Event Management|
|CN-746||Integrated Public Relations 1|
|CN-747||Data and Analytics|
|CN-748||Business for Corporate Communicators|
Successful graduates of Public Relations – Corporate Communications program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level.
Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program. Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Davenport University||Master of Business Administration|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
Below are a few of the industry partners we work with to offer Field Placement opportunities:
APEX PR, Bell Media, Bishop Strachan School, Canadian Music Publishers Association, Canadian Tire Corporation, City of Pickering, Clutch PR, Drake Hotel, Global News, Goodlife Fitness, The Globe and Mail, Kaiser Lachance, Meridian Credit Union, Morneau Shepell, MS Society of Canada, Ontario Centres for Excellence, Ontario Dental Association, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Rouge Valley Hospital, Sandbox Project, Shangri-la Hotel, St. Joseph Media, Strategic Objectives, Strut Entertainment, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Note: After applying, applicants will receive a letter advising how to book the program admission session.
Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2019.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|
By Public Relations Program Blog
By Public Relations – Corporate Communications Student
By Mary Davidson