Maintaining Your APR
The APR process is updated and improved in 2017!
The "Readiness Review" — the first step in the two-part process toward earning the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential — was updated and improved in 2017. It is now known as the “Panel Presentation,” and you should be aware of a few other changes.
Once you become accredited, it’s important to maintain your credential. APRs must accumulate a minimum of 10 points over a three-year period, with five of those points earned in continuing education and professional development.
There are several ways of accumulating points to maintain your accreditation. All count toward your three-year maintenance period. Below are a few examples:
Volunteer Your Time
If you are interested in volunteering your time and talent in support of the APR process leading a study workshop or serving as panelist for the panel presentations, please email: